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The Trade War Is About to Become an Economic World War III
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The Trade War Is About to Become an Economic World War III
June 13, 2019

For many years I have examined how wars of all types have been used by the money elite to distract the masses and maintain a certain level of influence over social and political systems. But war is not only a useful tool for keeping the status quo. Some wars, particularly world wars, are often catalyzed and exploited by those with a globalized agenda as a way to change the way civilizations function and think. The goal? To influence the masses to abandon their attachments to concepts like individualism, nationalism, free markets and sovereignty, and to embrace collectivism and total globalization.

Leaked Wikileaks Doc Reveals US Military Use of IMF, World Bank as “Unconventional” Weapons
February 8, 2019

Though the unconventional warfare manual is notable for stating so openly that “independent” financial institutions like the World Bank and the IMF are essentially extensions of U.S. government power, analysts have noted for decades that these institutions have consistently pushed U.S. geopolitical goals abroad.

Leaked Wikileaks Doc Reveals US Military Use of IMF, World Bank as “Unconventional” Weapons
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How China Became the World’s Number One International Financial Donor
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How China Became the World’s Number One International Financial Donor
May 5, 2018

Deposits, real estate, businesses, and infrastructure facilities are all collateral for Chinese loans

At Global Forum, China Fills US-Shaped Hole
October 21, 2017

According to the laws of physics and nature, empty spaces are unnatural. Wherever there is a void, the universe seeks to fill it. Nowhere was this more on display than at the meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank last week in Washington.

At Global Forum, China Fills US-Shaped Hole
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Growing Poverty Fuels Europe’s Extremism
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Growing Poverty Fuels Europe’s Extremism
May 26, 2017

The European Union’s neoliberal economic orthodoxy has spread income inequality and even poverty across the Continent, spurring extremist movements to challenge this system, reports Andrew Spannaus.

Is Greece Really on the Verge of Another Financial Crisis?
February 13, 2017

Just about every adult on earth has seen this show before. Greece faces a debt repayment that it cannot meet: for this performance, €86 billion due in July. It needs fresh bailout funds from the European Union and/or the International Monetary Fund because borrowing directly on global capital markets comes at too high a cost—10 percent to replace the maturing bonds…

Is Greece Really on the Verge of Another Financial Crisis?
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Phony ‘Corruption’ Excuse for Ukraine Coup
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Phony ‘Corruption’ Excuse for Ukraine Coup
November 4, 2016

The U.S.-backed “regime change” in Ukraine — launching the New Cold War with Russia in 2014 — was rationalized by the need to rid Ukraine of corruption, but post-coup officials are busy lining their pockets, reports Robert Parry.

A Momentous Decision About Ukraine: The Suicide of the IMF
September 21, 2016

The International Monetary Fund was perched on a precarious branch that has now been cut down out from under them. The IMF Executive Board met in Washington on the evening of Sept. 14. The biggest issue on their agenda was whether to approve a $1 billion loan disbursement to Ukraine. And they did. Except for the director representing Russia on that board, who voted against the payout…

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