Alexei Bayer

Alexei Bayer is the Eastern Europe Editor of The Globalist. [United States]

Trump: A Perfect Republican

Trump embodies many of the nasty or deceitful trends that have long moved the Republicans away from the path of political virtue.

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Putin’s Goal: Bankrupting America?

Was Putin’s talk of a Russian miracle weapon merely meant for domestic consumption ahead of Russia’s March presidential elections? Or does he pursue another goal with his move?

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Donald Trump and His Banana Republic

To Trump, the broad masses of the American people are ultimately no better than Mexico’s poor. All he really desires is the approval of the billionaire class.

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US: Government by the Military?

Is the role of the Pentagon and its former brass under Trump similar to the former KGB in post-Soviet Russia?

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The Other Twin Towers: Trump and Wall Street

Donald Trump and Wall Street are both at big-time bubble stage. When they come crashing down, that could deal a severe blow to the entire world.

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The US Democrats’ Failing Turnaround Strategy

Trumpism, like most radical right-wing movements, is fueled by resentment, not economics. Trump voters are like Russians voting for Putin.

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Trump: Nailed on a German Cross?

What role does Germany play in the potential downfall of the current U.S. President?

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Trump: Pro-Israel and Yet Anti-Semitic

Trump’s supporters fear diversity and complexity. They want simple answers and simple solutions. That’s bad news for Jews in the US.

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Trump and Putin’s New “Oligarchic International”

Putin cares as little about Russia as Trump does about America. They only care about making the world safe for the super-rich.

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What Contemporary Art Tells Us About Trump

Art has an uncanny ability to predict the future.

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