Russia Will Help Lead The Global Economic Recovery After COVID-19
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Russia Will Help Lead The Global Economic Recovery After COVID-19

President Putin’s keynote speech at this year’s SPIEF was remarkable because the in-person event represented the first such large-scale international economic one since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis early last year. It therefore shows that everything is eventually normalizing across the world but that much work still remains to be done, especially in ensuring…

The ‘Great Reset’: A Technocratic Agenda that Waited Years for a Global Crisis to Exploit
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The ‘Great Reset’: A Technocratic Agenda that Waited Years for a Global Crisis to Exploit

In the face of a global pandemic, an un-elected body of global bureaucrats based in Davos, Switzerland has asked the world to trust its vision of a technocratic “great reset,” knowing full well the public would never go for such a request had it not been for the golden opportunity they’d all been waiting for….

America is Back? Soaring Inflation Rate Shows Biden’s Honeymoon Is Over
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America is Back? Soaring Inflation Rate Shows Biden’s Honeymoon Is Over

He’s had a comfortable start to his presidency, but Joe Biden is feeling some pressure thanks to an overheated economy. After licking its wounds following Trump’s demise, it’s time for the GOP to make life difficult for him. On Wednesday, the markets were spooked as the Consumer Price Index saw US inflation hit a 13-year…

Between the Lines: Congressional Report Finds US Sanctions to Blame for Venezuela Crisis
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Between the Lines: Congressional Report Finds US Sanctions to Blame for Venezuela Crisis

Venezuela was once one of the most prosperous countries in Latin America. The popular classes enjoyed major advances from the Bolivarian Revolution initiated by Hugo Chávez. Today Venezuela is experiencing an unprecedented economic crisis with severe humanitarian consequences. The U.S. government blames the crisis on the mismanagement and corruption of the Venezuelan government headed by…

“The Deep State”: “Omnipotent Gods” of US Global Economic Hegemony
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“The Deep State”: “Omnipotent Gods” of US Global Economic Hegemony

Acknowledgment: This paper is partly based on Prof. Dr. Ola Tunander’s “Securitization, Dual State and US-European Geopolitical Divide or The Use of Terrorism to Construct World Order,” a paper presented at the Fifth Pan-European International Relations Conference, The Netherlands Congress Center, The Hague, 9-11 September 2004. Its revised version now available online is entitled “Democratic…

The Corona Pandemic: The Most Serious Economic and Social Crisis in Modern History
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The Corona Pandemic: The Most Serious Economic and Social Crisis in Modern History

Presentation to the Korea University Conference, February 7, 2021 Dear Friends, My thoughts are with the Korean people. With my Korean friends. I wish to express my solidarity with the Korean people in their long standing struggle waged at different periods of Korean history including the ongoing reunification campaign, which will bring North and South Korea…