Double Standards

Where Were the Liberal Protestors During Obama's Wars? by Mike Whitney CounterPunch (January 26 2017) http://uziiw38pmyg1ai60732c4011.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/dropzone/2016/11/7811014076_c7f95c0e98_z.jpg Photo by Marc Nozell | CC BY 2.0 The election of Donald Trump has sent millions of people pouring out onto the streets to protest a man they think is a racist, misogynist, xenophobic bully who will destroy US … Continue reading Double Standards

Will Trump Hop on an American Silk Road?

by Pepe Escobar CounterPunch (January 24 2017) Hysteria reigns supreme at the dawn of the Trump era, with the President rebranded across the whole ideological spectrum as an American Mao or even an American Hitler. Let's step away from this "American [media] carnage" to examine a few facts concerning the unofficial G2: US-China relations. A … Continue reading Will Trump Hop on an American Silk Road?

The Long History …

... of US Meddling in Foreign Elections Noam Chomsky interviewed by C J Polychroniou Truthout (January 19 2017) http://www.truth-out.org/images/images_2017_01/2017_0119russia.jpg Supporters watched as unfavorable returns came in during Hillary Clinton's election night rally at the Javits Center in New York, on November 09 2016. Many of Clinton's closest aides believe that Russian hacking and information leaks … Continue reading The Long History …

The Most Dangerous Moment …

... in US-Russia Relations https://failedevolution.blogspot.jp (January 21 2017) Leading scholar on US-Russia relations addresses the claim being trumpeted by politicians and media on both sides of the political spectrum that Russia is now the "number one" threat to the United States. Given the proxy wars in Syria and Ukraine, Dr Stephen Cohen, Professor Emeritus at … Continue reading The Most Dangerous Moment …

The Hate that Dare Not Speak its Name

by John Michael Greer The Archdruid Report (January 18 2017) Druid perspectives on nature, culture, and the future of industrial society As the United States stumbles toward the last act of its electoral process two days from now, and the new administration prepares to take over the reins of power from its feckless predecessor, the … Continue reading The Hate that Dare Not Speak its Name

The Sinister Agenda …

... Behind the Washington War nn Cash by F William Engdahl New Eastern Outlook (January 21 2017) http://journal-neo.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Indian-Currency-counting-1024x576-300x169.jpeg It's kinda sneaking up on us like an East Texas copperhead pit viper. It began to get some wide attention in 2016, with prominent economists and financial media suddenly talking about the wonderful benefits of a "cashless … Continue reading The Sinister Agenda …

Here’s How the Trump Presidency Will Play Out

by Pepe Escobar The Saker (January 19 2017) The Trump era starts now - with geopolitics and geoeconomics set for a series of imminent, unpredictable cliffhangers. I have argued that Trump's foreign policy guru Henry Kissinger's strategy to deal with the formidable Eurasia integration trio - Russia, China and Iran - is a remixed Divide … Continue reading Here’s How the Trump Presidency Will Play Out