Independent geopolitical analyst, writer and journalist
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.
Whether civil war is coming will depend on the degree of stoicism prevalent among the Deplorable multitudes.
If the current, sorry spectacle is the best Western liberal “democracy” has to offer, it definitely does not need any enemies or “threats”.
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.
The total balkanization of culture in the U.S. into bulletproof containers of irrationality is precluding any possibility of civilized debate, Pepe Escobar writes.
Two decades after the fact, a political earthquake that should be rocking Brazil apart is being met with thunderous silence.
MAGA – which is a rehash of the American dream – simply cannot happen when society is viciously polarized; vast sectors of the middle class are being completely erased; and mass immigration is coming from the Global South.
The marriage of post-Lockdown and George Floyd protests has nurtured a rough beast that is still immune to any form of civilized debate in the U.S.
This is our choice: it’s either Neoliberal Restoration or a revolutionary rupture. And nothing in between.