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Robbing The Global South, Then Scorning Its Poverty
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Robbing The Global South, Then Scorning Its Poverty
December 8, 2022

Michael Parenti has said that “Poor countries are not ‘under-developed’, they are over-exploited.” The west tends to look down on the rest of the world for reasons that either directly or indirectly relate to the poverty in those nations, which is silly because that poverty comes largely from western theft and exploitation. It’s like mugging someone and then scorning them for their empty wallet.

Necessary Illusions – Even the narrative of the EU as a geo-strategic player has now burst
December 5, 2022

Europe is destined to become an economic backwater. It has ‘lost’ Russia — and soon China. And is finding it has lost its standing in the world, too, Alastair Crooke writes.

Necessary Illusions – Even the narrative of the EU as a geo-strategic player has now burst
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NATO Exists to Solve the Problems Created by NATO’s Existence
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NATO Exists to Solve the Problems Created by NATO’s Existence
December 2, 2022

NATO has doubled down on its determination to eventually add Ukraine to its membership, renewing its 2008 commitment to that goal in a meeting between the foreign ministers of the alliance in Bucharest, Romania this past Tuesday.

Zhou Enlai’s Posthumous Triumph
November 28, 2022

Nations now fashioning a post–Western world order appear to be abiding by the Five Principles espoused by China’s first and long-serving premier.

Zhou Enlai’s Posthumous Triumph
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The Crux of the Putin-Xi Revolution for a New World Order – Arresting the Slide to Nihilism
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The Crux of the Putin-Xi Revolution for a New World Order – Arresting the Slide to Nihilism
November 28, 2022

It becomes questionable whether the West can compete as a civilisational state and maintain a presence.

U.S. Tech War Shows Signs of Crumbling
November 27, 2022

What if they had a tech war and nobody came? This updated version of a meme from the 1960s Vietnam War protests may well apply to America’s most drastic trade restrictions against a rival since the Cold War.

U.S. Tech War Shows Signs of Crumbling
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Globalizing Fake Protests
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Globalizing Fake Protests
November 27, 2022

Though the World Cup, like all similar tournaments, must return to their apolitical roots, the U.S. and its allies are the elephants in the room, the flies in the ointment, the mothers of all spoilsports.

Bali Fails to ‘Bail Out’ Biden
November 26, 2022

The Xi vs Biden meeting stood out a geopolitical mile for its vital importance or at least for its potential to make the world laugh at Biden’s faux pas.

Bali Fails to ‘Bail Out’ Biden
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