Pepe Escobar

Independent geopolitical analyst, writer and journalist

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July 28, 2021
Requiem for an Empire: A Prequel

The inexorable imperial rot will go on, a tawdry affair carrying no dramatic, aesthetic pathos worthy of a Gotterdammerung.

June 30, 2021
The Chinese Miracle, Revisited

Western exceptionalists may continue to throw a fit 24/7 ad infinitum: that will not change the course of history, Pepe Escobar writes.

May 12, 2021
Insider View: The Tragedy of the U.S. Deep State

Pepe Escobar explains why Henry Kissinger must have lost the diplomatic plot.

April 16, 2021
So Who Wants a Hot War?

It’s not by accident that the Hegemon is going no holds barred to harass and try to smash Eurasian integration by all means available.

March 10, 2021
Raging Twenties: A Presentation of Pepe Escobar’s New Book

As a proposal to escape our excess hyper-reality show, this book does not offer recipes, but trails: multiple entryways and multiple possibilities.

February 5, 2021
Burmese Days, Revisited

It will be fascinating to watch how the (Dis)United States will deal with post-coup Myanmar as part of their 24/7 “containment of China” frenzy.

January 13, 2021
9/11 Was the Prelude. 1/6 Is the Holy Grail

Whether civil war is coming will depend on the degree of stoicism prevalent among the Deplorable multitudes.

December 16, 2020
When Deplorables Become Ungovernables

If the current, sorry spectacle is the best Western liberal “democracy” has to offer, it definitely does not need any enemies or “threats”.

October 30, 2020
Can You Smell What the Chinese Are Cooking?

Less than a week before the game-changing U.S. presidential election, the real heart of the geopolitical and action is invisible to the outside world.

October 15, 2020
POTUS Punk vs. Dem Dementia

The total balkanization of culture in the U.S. into bulletproof containers of irrationality is precluding any possibility of civilized debate, Pepe Escobar writes.