“Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men’s views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.” – Woodrow Wilson, American academic, politician and the 28th president of the United States (source)
What are politics today, and how do they relate to what’s happening on the planet? On the surface, it seems to be nothing more than the ‘political leaders’ of one country using their media outlets to ‘bash’ the ‘political leaders’ of another country.
A great example right now is the ongoing situation between the United States and Russia. Here in Canada, newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently called Putin, Russia’s President since May of 2012, a bully, and the United States did the same. HERE is what Putin had to say after Russia was accused of being a bully.
On the other side of the pond, you have millions of people listening to Russian and Chinese media outlets saying something completely different.
Apart from mass propaganda that’s dished out to us regarding political issues via the mainstream media, where are we to turn to get more information on this subject when global media outlets are basically supporting the interests of their own country? On some issues it seems a little clearer, for example, what is the United States doing with regards to their infiltration of so many countries across the world? Why have they established so many military bases? What is going on here?
That being said, are these matters really in the hands of these politicians, or are they governed by a hidden hand that’s rocking the cradle mixed with corporate influence?