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The IMF Changes its Rules to Isolate China and Russia

Related Podcast: Michael Hudson on “Guns and Butter” 2/3/16: By Michael Hudson Source: Michael-Hudson.com A nightmare scenario of U.S. geopolitical strategists is coming true: foreign independence from U.S.-centered financial and diplomatic control. China and Russia are investing in neighboring economies … Continue reading

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Is This China & USA’s “Thelma & Louise” Moment?

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Zero Hedge Why would anybody suppose that the Peoples Bank of China might want to tell the truth about anything that was within their power to lie about? Especially the soundness of any loan portfolio … Continue reading

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Time Is Running Out For Pax Americana’s Apologists

By Rostisla Ischenko Source: Dissident Voice The paradox of the current global crisis is that for the last five years, all relatively responsible and independent nations have made tremendous efforts to save the United States from the financial, economic, military, and … Continue reading

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Dollar As World’s Reserve Currency Threatened

By Stephen Lendman Source: Stephen Lendman Blog US dollar dominance finances Washington’s reckless spending, global militarism, its empire of bases, endless wars, corporate takeovers, as well as speculative excess creating bubbles and economic crises – at the expense of democratic … Continue reading

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NATO and the West Just Became Irrelevant

By F. William Engdahl Source: New Eastern Outlook The dual summits that took place in Russia’s Ufa beginning 9 July were anything but routine. In fact it may be seen by future historians as a signal event that marked the … Continue reading

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Countering the Neo-Cold Warriors

By Wayne Madsen Source: Strategic Culture Foundation Shortly, the «gruesome twosome» of U.S.-Russian relations, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland and NATO Supreme Commander General Philip Breedlove, will be joined by a third neo-Cold Warrior, … Continue reading

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Putin Leads BRICS Uprising

By Mike Whitney Source: Counterpunch There’s been a virtual blackout of news from this year’s seventh annual BRICS summit in Ufa, Russia.  None of the mainstream media organizations are covering the meetings or making any attempt to explain what’s going … Continue reading

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A Gloomy Summary of the Outgoing Year

By Vladimir Mashin Source: New Eastern Outlook The outgoing 2014 is destined, apparently, to go down in the annals of history as a special year given its share of iconic dates (note, for example, 100 years since WWI and 75 … Continue reading

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