Search: Mobilization,Society (3 materials)

Trade Uncertainty: Possible Consequences of the Trade Wars for Russia and the World

Protectionism – the New Norm of International Trade A side effect of any trade war is protectionism, which is particularly pronounced during a period of structural transformation or the transition to a new stage of development in economic competition. And we are not just talking about economic transformations here, but also social transformations – imbalances in the economy lead to social disruptions and failures on the labour market, and the national or supranational government must respond to...

06.08.2018

“Restored Sovereignty” as the Basis of National Pride

... should affect everyone. And Russia already has experience in this area. Thus, the construction of a “mobilization economy” will be a key test for the legitimization of power – will it be enough to have “great power” as a national idea? A “mobilization economy” leads to the high level of government intervention in the lives of each individual and the sharp reduction in the possibility of implementing an “exit” strategy. This means a test of loyalty of the part of society that did not vote for Putin in the general election (approximately two-thirds of the population), and we know nothing about the level of their loyalty. So, this basis of sovereignty will face the most serious test in case the conflict between ...

01.08.2018

New Mobilization?

... statements made by U.S. congresspeople, the American people cannot see their country as the “best in the world” if their elections can be so easily manipulated by foreign accounts on social networks. The response to “the actions of Russia” could be a mobilization of sorts of American society: blocking the enemy’s access to the information space, restricting the rights of Russian citizens living in the United States, and also restricting the rights of its own citizens to access information from abroad. And this is precisely what ...

30.07.2018

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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