Category: Geopolitics

Are the Greek Government’s goals so far from Troika’s?

“The current disagreements with our partners are not unbridgeable. Our government is eager to rationalize the pension system (for example, by limiting early retirement), proceed with partial privatization of public assets, address the non-performing loans that are clogging the economy’s credit circuits, create a fully independent tax commission, and boost entrepreneurship. The differences that remain …

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Economic inequality in the USA

If you want to know more about the perception of inequality by US citizens, and how far it is distant from reality, you must read the work of Nick Fitz, a graduate student at the National Core for Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia, on Scientific american, to discover the real conditions are far …

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Greece in the arms of Russia and China

Following the “suggestion” from rhe Germany’s finance minister Wolfgang Schauble who said the Greeks are free to pursue deals with Russia and China as they rush to avoid an impending bankruptcy, the Greek Government is to sign an agreement with the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, after the many deals China closed in logistics and industry …

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Bomb Iran? Not now: Bomb Yemen

“Bomb Iran? Not now; the new normal is bomb Yemen. But still bomb Iran might be back in a flash. Pentagon supremo Ash Carter confirmed last week “all options are on the table” even if an Iran-P5+1 nuclear deal is finally reached in June. So, for the record, the Pentagon is affirming nuclear negotiations are …

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Dollar hegemony and the Iran nuclear issue

A useful historical compendium of the last two decades is in the article by Peter Koenig on the Information Clearing House website, reminding how the most crucial moves in Middle East, including the last “wars for democracy”, might be strictly related to another war: the one for dollar supremacy in the world. The conclusions are …

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BRICS and the Fiction of “De-Dollarization”

An interesting essays of Prof. Michael Chossudovsky published on Global Research dismantles the position of “the financial media as well as (of) segments of the alternative media (that) are pointing to a possible weakening of the US dollar as a global trading currency resulting from the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) initiative” to …

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