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John Perkins: The New Confessions of an Economic Hitman

Reposted below is the introduction and sample chapter from John Perkin’s “The New Confessions of an Economic Hitman” (also available in pdf form on his site here). Introduction The New Confessions I’m haunted every day by what I did as … Continue reading

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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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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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Gates Foundation’s Seed Agenda in Africa ‘Another Form of Colonialism,’ Warns Protesters

‘This neoliberal agenda of deregulation and privatization poses a serious threat to food sovereignty and the ability of food producers and consumers to define their own food systems and policies,’ says campaigners By Lauren McCauley Source: CommonDreams.org Food sovereignty activists … Continue reading

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Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO): Profit, Power and Geopolitics

By Colin Todhunter Source: GlobalResearch.ca Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not essential for feeding the world [1,2], but if they were to lead to increased productivity, did not harm the environment and did not negatively impact biodiversity and human health, … Continue reading

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How a Minimal Ebola Outbreak Will Devastate the U.S. Economy

By Dave Hodges Source: Investment Watch A World Bank analysis of the economic impact of Ebola on national economies suggests that only a minimal outbreak of the virus could very well devastate the United States and its economic interests. Economic … Continue reading

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