Economics

The United Kingdom of Felony and Corruption

2342342432The fact that the United Kingdom is on par with the United States as one of the most corrupt countries in the world is hardly a secret, even though the governments of these two nations have been launched various public relations campaigns…

Eurasia or NATO? Xi Jinping Visits “The New E...

324234234234Since 1991, most of eastern and southern Europe has solidly been under the economic domination of the United States and Britain. In addition to the dominance of western banking institutions like the International Monetary Fund and…

Transformational Projects in Eurasia Land Spa...

45345345345With so much murder and destruction of infrastructure around the world from Syria to Ukraine to Venezuela and Nigeria, I want to highlight two recent projects to build new infrastructure in order to bring economic growth and…

Russia Number One World Wheat Exporter

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One of the comments most often heard by western mainstream economists is that Russia’s economy is too dependent on energy export and not able to be competitive in areas other than simple commodity export…

Foolish Greece Now Joins NATO Gas War

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Only eighteen months ago prospects for a major southern Europe natural gas pipeline from Russian gas fields across the Black Sea, into Turkey and on to the Greek-Turkish…

OPEC Meeting and its Consequences for Oil Pro...

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The results of the recent OPEC meeting were pretty predictable – all the member states announced their reluctance to cut oil production levels, while some are even planning to increase them. In the meantime, Iran wants to…

How Saudi Arabia’s Pump-and-Dump Strate...

345345435435Despite the fact that Russia has been repeatedly deceived by Riyadh’s empty promises, it seems that there’s still some circles in Moscow that carry on believing the claims that one day Riyadh will invest tens of…

Saudis Have Lost the Oil War

34534534545Poor Saudi Arabia. They don’t realize it yet but they have lost their oil war. The war in its current phase began in September, 2014, when the dying King Abdullah and his Minister of Petroleum, Ali Al-Naimi, told US Secretary of State John Kerry they would gladly join Washington in plunging world oil prices. It became…

The World-as-System, Riding the Tiger

34534545The world as system is the subject of much study. Among early theoreticians, Richard Falk, now the UN Rapporteur for Palestine, headed the World Order Models program at Princeton in the seventies, and Emanuel Wallerstein…

The Eternal Power of Water, Time, and Mother ...

5645654654654“We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place.” – Günter Grass. Russia will emerge as the world’s most vital country within the next…

The Feigned and Future Demise of Big-Oil

3543545444Four of the top five Global Fortune 500 corporations are involved in petroleum refining. Together with big-finance and industrial giants like big-auto and utility monopolies, big-oil dominates the global economy. The monopoly it enjoys…

Eurasia: China and Russia is Where It’s...

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In 1865 at the end of the US Civil War New York journalist Horace Greeley popularized the expression, “Go West, young man, and grow up with the country.” Today, some 150 years later, as the colossal economy of the United States of…


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