Tag: Richard Nixon

Select period from
to
Before Russiagate, There Was Watergate
Editor's Сhoice
Before Russiagate, There Was Watergate
December 3, 2021

During the Watergate investigation, beginning in 1972, Democrats succeeded in doing something seemingly impossible: They overturned one of the most decisive electoral mandates in U.S. presidential history.

Fifty Years Since the End of Bretton Woods: A Geopolitical Review
November 3, 2021

Ironically, it was Stalin who was responsible for the economic reconstruction of Europe and the Bretton Woods system’s birth, Mauricio Metri writes.

Fifty Years Since the End of Bretton Woods: A Geopolitical Review
Business
From the Nixon Shock to Biden-flation
Editor's Сhoice
From the Nixon Shock to Biden-flation
August 25, 2021

This month marks fifty years since President Richard Nixon closed the “gold window” that had allowed foreign governments to exchange US dollars for gold. Nixon’s action severed the last link between the dollar and gold, transforming the dollar into pure fiat currency.

The Dollar’s Final Crash Down a Golden Matterhorn
July 13, 2021

Was Richard Nixon a real gold friend who understood the futility of tying a weakening dollar to gold which is the only currency that has survived in history? So was Nixon actually the instigator of the movement to FreeGold?

The Dollar’s Final Crash Down a Golden Matterhorn
Editor's Сhoice
Sign up for
the Strategic
Culture Foundation
Newsletter
Into the Quagmire with Donald Rumsfeld
Editor's Сhoice
Into the Quagmire with Donald Rumsfeld
July 5, 2021

By Patrick COCKBURN “A ruthless little bastard,” was President Richard Nixon’s verdict on Donald Rumsfeld as recorded by the Watergate tapes – and everything in his career, supremely successful until the Iraq war, confirmed that Nixon had read him correctly. Rumsfeld relished such tributes to […]

Ghosts of the American Republic
August 30, 2020

No issues were ever debated in Milwaukee. The proud Democrats followed the script of Republican Nixon in 1968. They refused to debate anything.

Ghosts of the American Republic
History
Nixon-Trump vs. the Strategy of Tension
Society
Nixon-Trump vs. the Strategy of Tension
June 18, 2020

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.

Trump’s Vision for Africa: the 1960s
July 26, 2019

Although Donald Trump can barely place a single country in Africa, his few utterances on the continent have yielded what can only be described as a nostalgia for the 1960s. It was a decade that saw three white minority-ruled governments ruling in South Africa, Rhodesia, and the South African territory of South-West Africa.

Trump’s Vision for Africa: the 1960s
World
More