‘Eurasia as We Knew it is Dead; The U.S. Knew it Too’, April 21, by Pepe Escobar
He concludes with:
“So what we have here is the makings of a Greater Asia from Shanghai to St. Petersburg – including, crucially, Tehran – instead of a Total Eurasia that extends from Lisbon to Vladivostok. Total Eurasia may be broken, at least for now. But Greater Asia is a go. There will be a tsunami of efforts by the usual suspects, to also break it up.
All this will be fascinating to watch. How will Moscow and Beijing stare down the West – politically, commercially and ideologically – without risking a war? How will they cope with so much pressure? How will they sell their strategy to great swathes of the Global South, across multiple Asian latitudes?
One battle, though, is already won. Bye, bye Zbigniew Brzezinski. Your grand chessboard hegemonic dream is over.”
‘Pakistan enters the New Silk Road’, April 24, by Pepe Escobar
Bill Black: Obama & TPP – ‘Every One That Doeth Evil Hateth the Light’; Yves Smith exhorted everyone to please broadcast this far and wide. Hard to think of signing yet another petition, and it’s longish, but…
‘The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Death of the Republic’, by ELLEN BROWN
‘The May 2nd Odessa Massacre: Why Obama’s Coup-Regime Still Runs Ukraine’, April 30, 2015 by Eric Zuesse.
‘Why I am Marching on Mother’s Day: Police Violence and the Killing of My Son, Sean Bell’, by VALERIE BELL