Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Trump Speech that No One Heard

Message body by Mike Whitney CounterPunch (January 19 2017) The US foreign policy establishment is gradually shifting its focus from the Middle East to the Far East, but the unexpected election of Donald Trump has thrown a wrench in the

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Wherefore Goes Germany ? -An Alternative View from inside Germany.

By “Alex” Club Orlov (January 10 2017) About a year ago, in of a mood of despair and a sense of looming danger, I wrote an article, which Dmitry was kind enough to publish on his blog, titled “Exit Strategy

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Defeat is Victory

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (January 19 2016) On the wall of George Orwell’s Ministry of Truth from his novel 1984 there were three slogans: WAR IS PEACE FREEDOM IS SLAVERY IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH It occurred to me that these

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The Future is “blivets”

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (January 26 2016) If you have been paying attention, you may have noticed that the global financial markets are currently in meltdown mode. Apparently, the world has hit diminishing returns on making stuff. There is

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Vietnam is well

by Andre Vltchek CounterPunch (December 16 2016) Working in shoe factory outside Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam Some fifteen years ago, when I lived in Hanoi, I used to come very often to the rooftop bar at the Meritus

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What we know – and what’s true – about the Trump-Russia dossier

Luke Harding Wednesday 11 January 2017 The Guardian. The dossier includes lurid details from Trump’s 2013 visit to Moscow and claims an ‘extensive conspiracy’ between his team and the Kremlin – is it true? The big picture What does the

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Trump’s Economic Plan

… is a Betrayal of the People Who Voted for Him by Mike Whitney CounterPunch (December 22 2016) Trump’s economic plan has sent stocks ripping higher for six weeks straight. But what’s going to happen to stock prices when Congress

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