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Our Second Chance – The US & The Neo Cold War

The Ukraine-Crimea crisis marks the official beginning of a new period in geopolitics. The reign of one solitary superpower is over. The era we are entering is closer to the old Cold War than that of U.S. hegemony that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union. People in the U.S. and most of Western Europe welcomed détente as a time of tranquility, but the corporatocracy saw it as an opportunity

The Awakening Heard Around The World

In the last few months, we have witnessed major events in the global awakening movement – most recently on the streets of Brazil and Turkey. These are just the latest of many examples, including the Occupy movement, Arab Spring, democratic revolutions in Latin America, and demonstrations in China and Russia. A Consciousness Revolution is taking place; people around the world are participating

Ireland’s Referendum – An Opportunity For Change

On May 31 Ireland will put the EU’s new treaty for fiscal discipline to a referendum, giving Irish voters a chance to overturn this controversial agreement. The crisis in Ireland is symbolic of ones facing many European countries, as well as the United States, and is a direct outgrowth of policies implemented against developing countries when I was an economic hit man (EHM). The upcoming