While China and Russia solidify their economic and political alliance, the U.S. is missing an historic chance to join a multilateral world, clinging instead to military empire. by Pepe Escobar Consortium News Feb 4, 2019 We should know by now that the heart of the 21stCentury Great Game is the myriad layers of the battle … Continue reading MAGA Misses the Eurasia Train
by Chris Hedges TruthDig Feb 4, 2019 The inept and corrupt presidency of Donald Trump unwittingly triggered the fatal blow to the American empire—the abandonment of the dollar as the world’s principal reserve currency. Nations around the globe, especially in Europe, lost confidence in the United States to act rationally (much less lead) in issues … Continue reading Goodbye to the Dollar
by Ellen Brown Truthdig Jan 29, 2019 The “Green New Deal” endorsed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D.-N.Y., and more than 40 other House members has been criticized as imposing a too-heavy burden on the rich and upper-middle-class taxpayers who will have to pay for it. However, taxing the rich is not what the Green New … Continue reading The Financial Secret Behind Germany’s Green Energy Revolution
"Capital and the capital form of money will be viewed as phenomena with intrinsically religious qualities, which take the place of religion in modern societies." (header image: paper as PDF) by Frank Lee Off Guardian Jan 27, 2019 Pure economics is not a theory of real-world economics, of actually-existing capitalism, but of an imaginary capitalism.” Samir Amin, The Liberal … Continue reading Neoliberalism and its Discontents
by Ron Slane BlogMire Jan 9, 2019 As promised, I want to round off my pieces on the Salisbury case by looking at what I consider to be the major issues and flaws with the case presented to the public by the British Government and the Metropolitan Police, as well as the role played … Continue reading Summing up the Official Claims in the Salisbury Poisonings: Weighed in the Balances and Found Wanting
Washington, London, and Paris (FUKUS = France, United Kingdom, United States) the three capitals of the Empire are today effectively ungoverned, shutdown, and tottering on the brink of collapse or under siege by their own people. by George Galloway RT Jan 9, 2019 Global Look Press / Christoph Meyer/Dpa; Reuters/Kevin Lamarque; Reuters/Christian Hartmann Despite the … Continue reading Fall of Empires: FUKUS on the brink of collapse
by Diana Johnstone GlobalResearch Jan 10, 2019 Or perhaps one should say, buried or revived? Because for the mass of ordinary people, far from the political, financial, media centers of power in Paris, democracy is already moribund, and their movement is an effort to save it. Ever since Margaret Thatcher decreed that “there is no … Continue reading Gilets Jaunes in 2019: French Democracy Dead or Alive?