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Geopolitics & Empire · Rupert Darwall: Radical Environmentalism and the Climate Deep State #073 Author Rupert Darwall discusses the totalitarian roots of radical environmentalism and the “Climate-Industrial-Complex” or “Climate Deep State” composed of NGOs, government agencies, oligarchs, academia and green technology companies. He explains how the climate change movement began as a political agenda with roots in Nazi Germany and 1970s Swedish technocracy and that renewable energy cannot feasibly replace carbon energy sources. Show Notes Renewables have brought rising costs, unreliability and puny results https://capx.co/renewables-have-brought-rising-costs-unreliability-and-puny-results Green Ideology’s Failed Experiment https://quadrant.org.au/opinion/qed/2018/02/green-ideologys-failed-energy-experiment Science proves kids are bad for Earth. Morality suggests we…

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Geopolitics & Empire · Marc Faber: Markets, Petroyuan, and World War #072 Renown Swiss investor and publisher of “The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report” Dr. Marc Faber discusses the global markets, housing and bond bubbles, central bank manipulation, gold, Trump, the petroyuan, the New Silk Road and what a potential conflict between the U.S. and China might look like as old empires die and new ones are born. Show Notes Financial insiders contemplate “imminent” 2018 US stock market crash of up to “50%” https://medium.com/insurge-intelligence/city-of-london-financiers-contemplate-imminent-2018-us-stock-market-crash-of-up-to-fifty-ed217752428 Trump’s $4.4T budget would move U.S. deficits sharply higher https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/trump-budget-1.4531653 Real Estate Bubbles: The 8 Global Cities…

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Geopolitics & Empire · Jefferson Morley: James Angleton and the Birth of the American Deep State #071 Washington author and veteran journalist Jefferson Morley discusses his latest book on CIA Director James Angleton who was one of the founders of what is known as the American “Deep State”. Show Notes 5 of the Most Important JFK Files the CIA Is Still Hiding https://www.alternet.org/top-5-jfk-files-cia-still-hiding-coverup-secrecy Sure, #ReleaseTheMemo—Along With All of the Underlying Documentation https://www.alternet.org/all-means-releasethememo-and-all-underlying-documentation The New JFK Files Reveal How the CIA Tracked Oswald https://www.alternet.org/new-jfk-files-illuminate-cia-surveillance-oswald Websites https://jeffersonmorley.com https://www.jfkfacts.org https://www.alternet.org https://twitter.com/jeffersonmorley Books https://www.amazon.com/Jefferson-Morley/e/B001ILHJ9K/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1517637068&sr=8-2-ent About Jefferson Morley Jefferson Morley is a Washington author and…

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Geopolitics & Empire · Gideon Levy: Israel, Palestine and American Empire: #070 Author and journalist Gideon Levy discusses Israeli politics, the fate of Palestine and the role of American empire in the Middle East. Show Notes Netanyahu’s son caught on secret recordings outside strip club talking about major energy deal https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/09/netanyahus-son-caught-secret-recordings-outside-strip-club-talking Abbas Is Right. Why Does Israel Keep Saying He’s Wrong? https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/abbas-is-right-why-does-israel-keep-saying-he-s-wrong-1.5744750 Gideon Levy: Does unconditional support for Israel endanger Israeli voices? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGO3eBxQX7Q Gideon Levy: Americans “Are Supporting the First Signs of Fascism in Israel” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-QNP4Zw-KQ Website https://www.haaretz.com/misc/writers/1.4968119 Books https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1?ie=UTF8&text=Gideon+Levy&search-alias=books&field-author=Gideon+Levy&sort=relevancerank About Gideon Levy Gideon Levy is a Haaretz columnist and…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJtm_0VMIZo&t=25s In this interview we speak with Sayasat Nurbek who is the managing director of the Astana International Financial Center and the director of the Public Policy Institute which is associated with the Kazakh government’s “Nur Otan” political party. We discuss the geopolitics of Kazakhstan and what it’s future looks like as it integrates into the global economy with a new stock exchange, cryptocurrency and China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Show Notes Understanding Kazakhstan’s Politics https://thediplomat.com/2015/05/understanding-kazakhstans-internal-politics This is America with Dennis Wholey and Sayasat Nurbek, Nur Otan Political Party https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T09hssHX3Yk Websites https://twitter.com/sayasatnurbek https://www.aifc.kz About Sayasat Nurbek At a very young…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BI_ftWfGcg&t=18s Market analyst Tom Luongo describes the maturation of the cryptocurrency market and what lies ahead for Bitcoin and other cryptos. He also explains why countries such as Russia and Kazakhstan are seeking crypto versions of their national currencies. Show Notes The Foundation of the Next Cryptocurrency Bull Market https://tomluongo.me/2017/11/16/the-foundation-of-the-next-cryptocurrency-bull-market With Bitcoin’s Adolescence Comes Real Competition https://tomluongo.me/2017/11/11/with-bitcoins-adolescence-comes-real-competition Why Russia Had to Embrace Cryptocurrencies https://tomluongo.me/2017/11/03/russia-putin-embrace-cryptocurrencies Bitcoin Makes New Highs, Ethereum Is The Real Opportunity https://seekingalpha.com/article/4113517-bitcoin-makes-new-highs-ethereum-real-opportunity Websites https://tomluongo.me https://www.patreon.com/GoldGoatsNGuns https://seekingalpha.com/author/tom-luongo/articles#regular_articles About Tom Luongo Tom Luongo is a former research chemist by trade and an Austrian Economist by study and a market analyst by choice.…

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Geopolitics & Empire · The Saker: Russia’s Military Superiority and Response to NATO-Pentagon #067 Former military intelligence officer The Saker gives an update on the New Cold War and explains how Russia has developed a superior military capability to NATO-Pentagon and how they are geopolitically positioning themselves in preparation for a war. Show Notes Debunking two American myths https://thesaker.is/the-two-great-us-american-myths-which-can-result-in-a-war-with-russia Does Russia Now Have Superior Military Technology? https://www.unz.com/tsaker/do-you-think-his-assessment-is-accurate One Day Tomorrow Won’t Arrive https://www.unz.com/proberts/one-day-tomorrow-wont-arrive The Best Armed Forces on the Planet: America or Russia? https://www.globalresearch.ca/the-best-armed-forces-on-the-planet-america-or-russia/5569538 US Navy’s “State-of-the-Art” Littoral Combat Ships Are Outgunned by Russian Designs a Quarter of Their Size…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zL2jY6SGQ0U Author John Feffer discusses the history and geopolitics of North Korea, diplomatic solutions to the crisis and the worst-case scenario of world war. Show Notes Tillerson Says He Envisions U.S.-North Korea Talks https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-10/tillerson-sees-u-s-north-korea-agreeing-to-start-conversation Time to Make a Deal with North Korea https://www.johnfeffer.com/time-to-make-a-deal-with-north-korea Trump and the Geopolitics of Crazy https://www.johnfeffer.com/trump-and-the-geopolitics-of-crazy https://www.johnfeffer.com/hurricane-donald-hits-the-republican-party The Greatest Threat to Both Koreas? Donald Trump’s Mouth https://fpif.org/video-greatest-threat-koreas-donald-trumps-mouth Trump: The Anti-Gorbachev https://fpif.org/trump-the-anti-gorbachev Can Trump Actually Cut (Good) Deals on Diplomacy? https://fpif.org/can-trump-actually-cut-good-deals-on-diplomacy Websites https://www.johnfeffer.com https://twitter.com/johnfeffer Books https://www.amazon.com/John-Feffer/e/B001H6MPOA/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1510250544&sr=8-1 https://www.johnfeffer.com/category/books About John Feffer John Feffer is director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. He is…

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Geopolitics & Empire · Ugo Bardi: The Next Wave of Democide and Global Mass Extermination #065 Italian scientist Dr. Ugo Bardi discusses the statistical and historical evidence that a new wave of global democide is very possible and could wipe out up to 1 billion people worldwide. He also discusses his newest book The Seneca Effect: Why Growth Is Slow But Collapse is Rapid. Show Notes Are You Ready For Another Round of Mass Exterminations? https://medium.com/insurge-intelligence/are-you-ready-for-another-round-of-mass-exterminations-ed9773816fa9 This fascinating academic debate has huge implications for the future of world peace https://www.vox.com/2015/5/21/8635369/pinker-taleb Fractalisty and Self-Organized Criticality of Wars https://cnls.lanl.gov/~dcr/wars_power.pdf War Size Distribution:…

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Geopolitics & Empire · Stephen Lendman: US Foreign Policy May Lead to World War #064 Stephen Lendman discusses how US foreign policy has pushed the world closer to global military conflict meanwhile the US economy stumbles into depression. Website https://stephenlendman.org Books https://www.amazon.com/Stephen-Lendman/e/B00DWUH3GY/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1507970110&sr=8-1 About Stephen Lendman Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business…

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