Economics

Washington Cheats its Way into the EU Energy ...

RLNG564522Over the past two years, Washington has been adamant in its attempts to pursue a dominant position on the international energy markets in accordance with the strategy presented by Donald Trump, which included an aggressive takeover of the European market by ensuring…

Whatever Happened to Peak Oil?

4500Back during the early days of the Bush-Cheney administration, countless articles and even official statements by the International Energy Agency and various governments proclaimed the onset of what was termed Peak Oil. This was a time when former Halliburton CEO, Vice President Dick Cheney, was named…

Today’s Arctic is Nothing but the Desir...

ARC352452It’s curious that some people do not fully grasp the fact that the Arctic is so much more than a barren frozen desert or the proverbial homeland of Santa Claus. According to American geological experts, under its impending vastness the Arctic region hides up to 30% of world’s undiscovered…

Blocking Nord Stream 2: To Fight “Russi...

BN0209102859Rarely is irony and hypocrisy so thoroughly combined as it was when the US House of Representatives passed resolution 1035 – “Expressing opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II” (.pdf). Bloomberg in its article, “U.S. House Passes Resolution Opposing Russian Gas Pipeline”…

Is Canada Huawei Arrest Attempt to Sabotage T...

ARHW45222The arrest of the CFO of the China’s largest telecoms equipment company, Huawei, carries hallmarks of deep state or behind-the-scenes sabotage designed to rupture recent progress between US President Trump and China President Xi Jinping on strategic issues. Here are some elements…

Beware, Income Disparity is among the Leading...

674533It’s hardly a secret that there was an abrupt increase in income disparity pretty much all across the globe in the period from 1980 to 2017, as it has been recently confirmed by a report released by World Inequality Lab (WIL). Pretty much the same conclusion was voiced by a group of…

Deciphering Economic Warfare Code: The Sub-Sa...

1519896This week Moody’s warned the whole world of Kenya struggling to repay heavy Chinese debt. News from the South African gained over 400 social media shares too, amplifying the hysterical warning that all of Sub-Saharan Africa is at risk of having “strategic assets” seized when…

Australia’s Regional Play

AUS453422On a very relative scale, Australia can be grouped into the ‘second or third’ level players in terms of significance in the political game unfolding in the Indo-Pacific region. This group could also include Pakistan, Iran, and South Korea. And the main players are undoubtedly the United States…

Russia Is Key to Asia Future Development

PT45322As serious problems emerge with the further development of China’s ultra-ambitious New Economic Silk Road, the formally named Belt, Road Initiative (BRI) the Russian Federation, especially in the wake of Washington’s mis-named trade war, is finding a positive role that could serve…

US Actions Foster De-dollarization

DEU564111After the world financial crisis of 2008-2010, the process of de-dollarization began in the world economy. Increasingly more countries around the world, especially in Asia, are striving to decrease their use of American currency in their foreign trade. Doing so helps them to protect their financial…

Bitcoin has Just Turned Ten

BITC45565322A decade ago, an individual previously unknown to the general public published his concept of a brand new electronic monetary system on the web. That individual identified himself as Satoshi Nakamoto – a man who would change ecommerce and the Internet forever. Essentially, he became the godfather of Bitcoin, and more than another…

Washington’s Dirty Fight Against China&...

12740Five years into China’s ambitious One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative sees analysts and political circles around the globe taking stock of Beijing’s progress. This includes the Wall Street Journal in its article, “U.S. Fights China for Influence, One Project at a Time: Washington…


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