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  • The Jews were busy in the 1930s

    By Larry Romanoff and posted with permission 

    This essay is an exercise in connecting dots, of bringing together apparently disparate events that are actually connected in some meaningful way, done in an attempt to give readers an opportunity to place world events in context and have an entire coherent picture emerge from those apparently separate elements.…

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  • Michael Hudson & Radhika Desai

    In the 2nd episode of Geopolitical Economy Hour, economists Radhika Desai and Michael Hudson discuss inflation: what it is, what causes it, and what are the problems in how the Federal Reserve and other central banks respond to it.
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    Radhika: Hello, everyone. Welcome to the second Geopolitical Economy Hour. I’m Radhika Desai.

    Michael: And I’m Michael Hudson.

    Radhika:…

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  • ‘Doomsday clock’: 90 seconds to midnight

    By Pepe Escobar and first posted at PressTV

    The Doomsday Clock, set by the US-based magazine Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, has been moved to 90 seconds to midnight.  

    That’s the closest ever to total nuclear doom, the global catastrophe.

    The Clock had been set at 100 seconds since 2020. The Bulletin’s Science and Security Board and a…

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  • Global South: Gold-backed currencies

    Global South: Gold-backed currencies to replace the US dollar

    by Pepe Escobar and first posted at The Cradle

    Let’s start with three interconnected multipolar-driven facts.

    First: One of the key take aways from the World Economic Forum annual shindig in Davos, Switzerland is when Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan, on a panel on “Saudi Arabia’s Transformation,” made it clear…

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  • Radhika Desai and Danny Haiphong

    Radika Desai frequently works with Michael Hudson.  Danny Haiphong’s claim to fame is “Telling the truth about imperialism and socialism through journalism since 2013”.

    Radika’s expert field is geopolitical economics.  Her new book, Capitalism, Coronavirus and War, was published at the end of 2022.   You may download it here – scroll down to Table of…

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  • The question of our time

    Finian Cunningham writes for Strategic Culture and asks the question of our time:
    Should Russia Take the War to NATO States?

    It’s certainly risky and not to be contemplated rashly. But what is the alternative?
    The United States-led military bloc is a party to the conflict in Ukraine against Russia. In short, NATO is at war with Russia.…

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  • ‘Fragmented world’ sleepwalks into World War III

    By Pepe Escobar and first posted at PressTV

    The self-appointed Davos “elites” are afraid. So afraid. At this week’s World Economic Forum meetings, mastermind Klaus Schwab – displaying his trademark Bond villain act – carped over and over again about a categorical imperative: we need “Cooperation in a Fragmented World”.

    While his diagnosis of “the most critical fragmentation”…

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  • All Quiet (Panic) on the Western Front

    By Pepe Escobar (raw document, not yet cross-posted https://t.me/rocknrollgeopolitics/5995)

    Shadows are falling / And I’ve been here all day / It’s too hot to sleep / And time is running away / Feel like my soul / has turned into steel /I’ve still got the scars / That the sun didn’t heal / There’s not even…

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  • Bye Bye 1991-2022

    By Pepe Escobar and first posted at Strategic Culture

    2023 starts with collective NATO in Absolutely Freak Out Mode as Russian Defense Minister Shoigu announces that Russian Navy frigate Admiral Gorshkov is now on tour – complete with a set of Mr. Zircon’s hypersonic business cards.

    The business tour will encompass the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean,…

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