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The American Empire self-destructs.

By Michael Hudson Source: Michael-Hudson.com But nobody thought that it would happen this fast. Empires often follow the course of a Greek tragedy, bringing about precisely the fate that they sought to avoid. That certainly is the case with the … Continue reading

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Europe Is Killing Itself With Its Russian Sanctions

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: PaulCraigRoberts.org The sharp rise in natural gas price in Europe is entirely due to Western hysteria and stupidity. According to the EU’s own data, Europe is dependent on Russia for 46% of its natural gas. … Continue reading

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Sino-Russia Energy Deals to Defeat US/NATO Expansionism

By Salman Rafi Sheikh Source: New Eastern Outlook While the recent meeting between Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi in Beijing may not in itself be an extra-ordinary event, its significance against the backdrop of the on-going tussle between Russia … Continue reading

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How Breakdown Cascades Into Collapse

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Maintaining the illusion of confidence, permanence and stability serves the interests of those benefiting from the bubbles and those who prefer the safety of the herd, even as the herd thunders toward … Continue reading

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America Escalates its “Democratic” Oil War in the Near East

By Michael Hudson Source: CounterPunch The mainstream media are carefully sidestepping the method behind America’s seeming madness in assassinating Islamic Revolutionary Guard general Qassim Suleimani to start the New Year. The logic behind the assassination was a long-standing application of … Continue reading

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The Gulag of the Mind

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds There are no physical barriers in the Gulag of the Mind–we imprison ourselves, and love our servitude. Indeed, we fear the world outside our internalized gulag, because we’ve absorbed the narrative that the gulag … Continue reading

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Iran goes for “maximum counter-pressure”

By Pepe Escobar Source: Information Clearing House Sooner or later the US “maximum pressure” on Iran would inevitably be met by “maximum counter-pressure”. Sparks are ominously bound to fly. For the past few days, intelligence circles across Eurasia had been … Continue reading

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A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat the US Coup Attempt in Venezuela

By Robert J. Burrowes To the People of Venezuela Yet again, the United States elite has decided to attempt to impose its will on the people of another nation, in this case, and not for the first time either, your … Continue reading

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