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China’s Insurmountable Global Weakness: Its Currency

Quick history quiz: in all of recorded history, how many superpowers pegged their currency to the currency of a rival superpower? Put another way: how many superpowers have made their own currency dependent on another superpower’s currency? Only one: China. China pegs … Continue reading

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The Best Analysis I’ve Seen of Current U.S. Geostrategy

Eric Zuesse On May 15th, Pepe Escobar, the globe-trotting independent international journalist who specializes in analyzing and explaining relations between the U.S., China, Russia, and Iran, delivered in Asia Times one of his finest columns, “What Putin and Pompeo did … Continue reading

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Is China’s Belt & Road a Decade Too Late?

The conventional narrative holds that China’s Belt & Road Initiative is cementing China’s global superpower status. There’s an alternative narrative, however: it’s a decade too late. From this perspective, global trade has reached the top of the S-Curve and is in … Continue reading

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The World’s Hypocritical Silence as China Imprisons its Ethnic Muslims En Masse

Imagine the reaction in the global Muslim community if a western nation imprisoned hundreds of thousands of Muslims solely for being Muslim and subjected them to torture, “re-education” that amounts to treating their religious faith as a pathological mental illness, forcefully … Continue reading

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Why Calling U.S. a ‘Democracy’ Is Both False & Dangerous to Do

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org It’s false because it is definitely untrue, and that’s not merely because America has a higher percentage of its residents in prison than does any other nation on this planet, but also because the … Continue reading

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