In his Valdai keynote speech on 27 October 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin argued that: "The direct threat to the political, economic and ideological monopoly of the West is that alternative social models may emerge in the world."
When we talk about narrative, it is a philosophical category that needs to be known, because the notion of narrative is an element of postmodern philosophy that is based on structural linguistics, on structuralism, on Ferdinand de Saussure, the structural linguist who separated discourse and language. This aspect is very important.
We cannot fully comprehend what happened on 24 February 2022. Although it has been a long overdue event since Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin came to power in 1999, when the future arrived everyone refused to believe in it out of inertia.
History is rhyming again, to borrow a phrase of Mark Twain’s.
The term “Nomos” was introduced into modern political science by the German lawyer Carl Schmitt. The word had several meanings in Ancient Greece, including “law” or “custom”. It was also an administrative territorial unit (divided into “nomoi”).
The current situation in Europe is nothing extraordinary. It was even predicted. Moreover, several times forecasts were made by people who had opposing views on the political system in this part of the world.
The idea of sovereignty is all along tied to the States: entering the crisis these, it was inevitable that the sovereignty enters into crisis too. Yet, we ought to say: a certain concept of sovereignty, the sovereignty “of the State” as a State’s attribute is in crisis, not the sovereignist idea in itself. Taking it to the extreme, we could say that today, the new political subjects are no longer the States but the people: people fighting against the global financial elites, people with needs to satisfy.