WAR IS A RACKET!

  Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, Colin Powell’s former Chief of Staff, derided the US military-industrial complex, warning that corporate interests have taken over America’s security apparatus “We are the death merchant of the world”: Ex-Bush official Lawrence Wilkerson condemns military-industrial complex The military-industrial complex "is much more pernicious than Eisenhower ever thought," says the retired US … Continue reading WAR IS A RACKET!

Ukraine: Russia’s and Europe’s Mexico? A short reflection on the Ukrainian demographic fiasco

Josh Vanhee, Belgian Canadian, has lived and worked in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Eastern Europe for twenty years.  Involved in both non-profit and senior business roles, he writes based on his experience.     Unknown to most of us, the two largest migration streams in the world are the ones involving Mexico to USA, and … Continue reading Ukraine: Russia’s and Europe’s Mexico? A short reflection on the Ukrainian demographic fiasco

Brazil, like Russia, under attack by Hybrid War

  Pepe Escobar is an independent geopolitical analyst. He writes for RT, Sputnik and TomDispatch, and is a frequent contributor to websites and radio and TV shows ranging from the US to East Asia. He is the former roving correspondent for Asia Times Online. Born in Brazil, he's been a foreign correspondent since 1985, and … Continue reading Brazil, like Russia, under attack by Hybrid War

Russia Becomes Globe’s Top Buyer of Gold Bullion, Boosting Reserves

The Central Bank of Russia became the world's leading purchaser of gold when it bought 356,000 ounces of the precious metal in February, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)   At least 356,000 ounces of gold were bought by the Central Bank of Russia last month, making it the largest buyer of the precious metal among the world's … Continue reading Russia Becomes Globe’s Top Buyer of Gold Bullion, Boosting Reserves

China Is Already Living in 2020

  PEPE ESCOBAR | 28.03.2016   Consumed by myriad manifestations of its existential crisis, as usual the West neglected or underestimated the biggest show in Chinese politics: the famous «two sessions» – of the People’s Political Consultative Conference and the National People’s Congress, the top legislative body – which ended up approving China’s 13th Five-Year Plan. The key … Continue reading China Is Already Living in 2020