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The Geopolitics & Empire podcast and website analyzes current events and conducts interviews with prominent international experts on a wide-range of topics.

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 http://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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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJu1wLVqKEU Analyst Tristan Kenderdine discusses China’s Belt and Road strategy in Central Asia and beyond. He explains whether China can deliver on the hype and what strings are attached. He details how the Caspian Sea is China’s key to Europe and where Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Washington all fit in. Show Notes Caspian Sea is China’s best bet for Belt and Road https://asia.nikkei.com/Viewpoints/Tristan-Kenderdine/Caspian-Sea-is-China-s-best-bet-for-Belt-and-Road Central Asia: Challenges Ahead for China’s Belt and Road Project http://www.eurasianet.org/node/83396 Mongolia Gets On Board with China’s Belt and Road Initiative http://www.eurasianet.org/node/84266 China Eyes Iran as Important Belt and Road Hub http://www.eurasianet.org/node/85026 China’s Agroindustrial Capacity Cooperation in…

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Geopolitics & Empire · Gerald Celente: Market Crash or Correction? War or Posturing? #062 Trends forecaster Gerald Celente discusses the financial crisis, gold, copper, bitcoin and the rumors of war in Korea, Iran and the Middle East. Website trendsresearch.com occupypeace.us twitter.com/geraldcelente youtube.com/user/gcelente About Gerald Celente Gerald Celente, a pioneer trend strategist, founded the Trends Research Institute in 1980. He is the author of the national bestseller Trends 2000 and Trend Tracking: Far Better than Megatrends (Warner Books), and publisher of the internationally distributed quarterly Trends Journal. For more than three decades, Celente has built his reputation as a fearless teller…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SOnAOjBhWU Serial entrepreneur and CEO of The Things Industries Wienke Giezeman talks about Net Neutrality, Title II, the imminent threat to the internet as we’ve known it and what a free and open internet should look like. Show Notes Battle for the Net The World for Net Neutrality International Open Letter Warns US: Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules Could Create “Significant Social and Economic Harms” European Digital Rights Websites Startups for Net Neutrality The Things Network https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/419277966/the-things-network About Wienke Giezeman Wienke Giezeman is the co-founder of The Things Network. He is on a mission to provide the entire world with…

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Geopolitics & Empire · Marie-Hélène Caillol: Political Anticipation of Global Systemic Crisis #060 The president of the European Laboratory of Political Anticipation discusses their method of political forecasting, the global systemic crisis, the transition from petrodollar to petroyuan, Brexit, the Middle East and more. Show Notes Western Systemic Crisis 2017-2019 – The Almighty dollar against the Great Petro-Yuan Temptation 2019 / Brexit: Towards the reintegration of the new UK into a new Europe Website http://geab.eu/en http://www.leap2020.net/?lang=en About GEAB and LEAP The GEAB is a monthly, affordable, decision and analysis support instrument intended for all those for whom the understanding of…

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Geopolitics & Empire · Bahauddin Foizee: The Geopolitics of Asia-Pacific #059 Geopolitical analyst Bahauddin Foizee discusses the Rohingya conflict in Myanmar and its spillover into Bangladesh. He also discusses Bangladesh’s role in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and how the US is seeking to undermine the New Silk Road by supporting India while Russia moves closer to Pakistan. Show Notes http://southasiajournal.net/trump-adds-intensity-to-obamas-policy-of-partnering-india-gradually-deserting http://www.atimes.com/bangladesh-showcases-readiness-security-threats https://bahauddinfoizee.wordpress.com/2017/04/09/quick-read-direct-us-china-or-us-russia-confrontation-is-unlikely http://www.atimes.com/irans-rising-influence-raises-saudi-eyebrows https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170401-shared-regional-agendas-are-stimulating-the-rapid-rise-of-turkey-qatar-cooperation http://thediplomat.com/2016/12/the-real-reason-bajwa-was-appointed-pakistans-chief-of-army-staff http://www.dw.com/en/opinion-the-gray-area-in-myanmars-rohingya-conflict/a-40384101 Website https://bahauddinfoizee.wordpress.com About Bahauddin Foizee Bahauddin Foizee is an international affairs columnist, and specializes in greater Asia-Pacific and Middle Eastern geopolitics. His articles have appeared in many international outlets such as The…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8npPSB90ZU&t=15s The founder of peace and conflict studies, Dr. Johan Galtung, discusses his predictions of the US Empire collapsing and becoming a dictatorship, before eventually rebuilding its democracy. Show Notes USA–Where Are You Heading? Pentagon Study Declares American Empire Is Collapsing DOD Risk Assessment in a Post-Primacy World US Power Will Decline Under Trump Says Futurist Who Predicted Soviet Collapse Websites https://www.transcend.org https://www.galtung-institut.de Books https://www.transcend.org/tup/index.php?book=5 About Johan Galtung Johan Galtung, dr, dr hc mult, a professor of peace studies, was born in 1930 in Oslo, Norway. He is a mathematician, sociologist, political scientist and the founder of the discipline of…

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Geopolitics & Empire · Liz McIntyre: How Microchip Implants and Google Threaten Our Privacy #057 Privacy consultant Liz McIntyre discusses the new trend of biometric human microchip implants by corporations and governments provided to their employees as well as citizens who volunteer for implants. She explains the threats posed by implants as well as the current surveillance malpractices by tech-giants such as Google. Show Notes You WILL Get Microchipped Eventually Websites http://www.spychips.com https://twitter.com/LizMcIntyre Books Spychips: How Major Corporations And Government Plan To Track Your Every Purchase And Watch Your Every Move About Liz McIntyre Liz McIntyre is a consumer privacy…

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Geopolitics & Empire · John Rubino: Converging Crises Point to Global Financial Collapse #056 Author John Rubino gives a macro overview of economic indicators that point us toward a financial crash as early as 2018 or 2019 which even China won’t escape. Show Notes High-Profile Sectors Start to Roll Over Dumb And Dumber – Money Keeps Pouring In The Perfect Crash Indicator is Flashing Red Websites Dollar Collapse Books The Money Bubble: What To Do Before It Pops The Collapse of the Dollar and How To Profit From It Clean Money: Picking Winners In The Green Tech Boom About John…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHupmIlYoeY Investigative journalist Rick Sterling analyzes the Trump Administration’s recent moves in Syria and Russia and whether they serve to restore relations or sow further discord. Show Notes President Trump Confirms Covert CIA Programme in Syria PBS’ Anti-Russia Propaganda Series Websites https://twitter.com/ricksterling99 https://consortiumnews.com About Rick Sterling Rick Sterling is an investigative journalist based in northern California. He can be contacted at [email protected] *Podcast intro music is from the song “The Queens Jig” by “Musicke & Mirth” from their album “Music for Two Lyra Viols”: http://musicke-mirth.de/en/recordings.html (available on iTunes or Amazon)

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