Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

A Roadmap to Escape the West’s Stranglehold

by Pepe Escobar, published on The Cradle, October 6, 2022 Recent discussions question how to frame the coming changes, will there be relief for those suffering austerity and sanctions, is the suffocating grasp of  dollar hegemony coming to an end, and if so, what are the significant global changes that will enable this transformation of the global economy?  Is there[…]

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U.S. Undermines Sri Lankan Sovereignty to Usurp Chinese BRI Investment

by Kiji Noh, published on Organizing Notes, July 28, 2022 Good big picture analysis by Andy Boreham [in the video above]. But the “debt trap diplomacy” trope here is not just information warfare to attack and delegitimate China. It is to ensure that any subsequent government Sri Lanka (SL) breaks or reduces ties with China. SL is very likely a[…]

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NICA-Act-I: Nicaragua Reminds the US of its Debts

by Chuck Kaufman, from NicaNotes, August 22, 2017 Passage by the US House Foreign Affairs Committee of the ridiculous NICA Act brought a rebuff by the Sandinista government of President Daniel Ortega and a reminder of the US’s own unpaid debt to Nicaragua. The NICA Act (Nicaragua Investment Conditionality Act of 2017), if it became law, would require US representatives in multilateral lending institutions[…]

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