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Bilateral deals could trump BRICS game

At the four nation "BRIC" summit in Ykaterinburg in 2009 the group buzzed up an ambitious agenda that moved the Sorosistas and other predatory speculators to take profits by betting against the dollar. These items included the need for a new reserve currency to countervail the dollar, launching a collective economic security arrangement to mediate global affairs, and calling for the reform of international financial institutions so that they fully respect the institution of social inclusion...


Refugees and Realpolitik

... “conversation” about populism. So if “populism” isn't a threat, why are key players in the world economic order speaking out and reassuring the international financial community that populism is not a threat? Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary fund noted recently that the current spate of populism and nationalism do not pose a threat to globalization. Jim Kim, boss of the World Bank, served up a similar message at the semiannual meeting of that organization. Stanley ...


Brexistentialism for useful innocents

The alleged “existential crisis” has been linked to the populist upheaval that drove a simple majority of Britons to vote to leave the EU. The Telegraph, The Guardian, CNN, Money, and social media say that's what we should believe, and that thet “existential crisis” exists among Brexiteers in Great Britain too. Just ask new Tory foreign secretary and super Toff, Boris Johnson, who just last year (born in the USA, BoJo was a dual national) renounced his US citizenship...


Iron ore and steel. Strategic, volatile and primed for conflict

Smarter “Smokestack Industries” are essential to the future. Considered to be developing economies in the “global governance” set-up, Russia and the BRICS know that traditional mainstream media and online propaganda vehicles driven by the “PR is the new journalism” mindset dismiss the reality that iron ore and steel are essential to the future. This means the assignment of a low importance level to the posit that the basic infrastructure of the global economy--...


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