Mes: August 2019

Debating How Much Time We Have to Avert Climate Disaster is a Waste of Time [Arn Menconi – Consortium News, 08.27.2019]

The UN’s warnings are dire, but they are still likely overestimating the time we have to act, writes Arn Menconi The U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or…

Lula tells world he’s back in the game from jail [Pepe Escobar – Asia Times, 08.27.2019]

Meanwhile, fires rage in the Amazon and Brazilian President Bolsonaro has become a target of global indignation The request for the interview was entered five months ago. Lula…

U.S. to “Drown the World” in Oil [Nick Cunningham – OilPrice, 08.21.2019]

The U.S. could “drown the world in oil” over the next decade, which, according to Global Witness, would “spell disaster” for the world’s attempts to address climate change….

All along the watchtower: The follies of history – The ultimate American imperial dream is to engineer a Chinese vassal state [Pepe Escobar – Asia Times, 08.18.2019]

[There must be some kind of way outta here Said the joker to the thief There’s too much confusion I can’t get no relief Business men, they drink…

Epstein’s Death Must Be the Start, not the End, of the Investigation [Craig Murray, 08.11.2019]

There are a number of royal palaces and grand residences of former Presidents and Prime Ministers where the inhabitants have a little bit more spring in their step…

The Epstein Mystery [Paul Craig Roberts, 08.12.2019]

I appreciate my readers’ confidence in me.  However, I cannot clear up the Epstein matter for you.  Perhaps I can help you to think about it in a…

The Misanthropic Bankers Behind the Green New Deal [Matthew Ehret – Strategic Culture Foundation, 08.10.2019]

A vast sweeping change towards a “green economy” is now being pushed by forces that may make an educated citizen rather uncomfortable. Of course, news reports flash daily…

Global Warming and U.S. National Security Diplomacy [Michael Hudson – Counterpunch, 08.06.2019]

Control of oil has long been a key aim of U.S. foreign policy. The Paris climate agreements and any other Green programs to reduce the pace of global…

China’s Yuan Breaks the 7 to $1 Band–The Global Currency War Has Begun [Jack Rasmus, 08.05.2019]

Over this weekend, China’s Yuan currency broke out of its band and devalued to more than 7 to $1. At the same time China announced it would not…