5 May 2017

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Geopolitics & Empire with Alasdair Macleod: China to Price Energy in Gold, Displace Dollar

Economist Alasdair Macleod describes how Russia and China are preparing to price their energy and commodities in gold, effectively putting a halt to US dollar hegemony.

The Colder War

What the North Korean Crisis is Really About

Old debts come due in North Korea

The Relentless Push Towards War

Army to Move Brigade’s Worth of Firepower into Poland

Challenging the Western narrative that says Russia isn’t free

The End of (American) Empire

Middle East & Africa

America’s War-Fighting Footprint in Africa

SEAL Killed In Somalia Is Fourth U.S. Service Member Death In Past Week

Saudis hire world's biggest PR firm to push 'Muslim Nato'

Saudi Power Struggle Could Destabilize The Entire Middle East

The New Silk Road

Turkey shifts its gaze towards the Eurasian Economic Union

Mongolian Stock Exchange fights to retain position on frontier market watchlist

China’s Angriest Newspaper Doesn’t Speak for China

Indian Government: Citizens don't have absolute right over their bodies


Mexico’s Revenge

Deep Politics

Will Trump Release the Missing JFK Files?

FOIA Uncovers Secret US Base in Libya

Amid Escalating Tensions, North Korea Accuses CIA of Assassination Plot

Al-Jazeera Said To Film False Flag Chemical Attack Against Syrian Civilians

Financial Crisis & Media

Alibaba Jack Ma warns of decades of ‘pain’ from A.I., internet impact

America is Regressing into a Developing Nation for Most People

Puerto Rico files for biggest ever U.S. local government bankruptcy

Kyle Bass Warns "All Hell Is About To Break Loose" In China

Bitcoin surges above $1,500 to record as more investors bet on 'digital gold'

Energy & Environment

Russia Lands Oil Deals In Syria

Is There Really More Oil in The Golan Heights than in Saudi Arabia? Who is Genie Energy?

Surveillance & Technology

Cybersecurity for the People: How to Protect Your Privacy at a Protest

NSA will stop illegally collecting American emails

UN Launched Its First Large-Scale Ethereum Test

Nonsupported Windows Operating Systems Running on Pentagon Computers

Facebook conducted research to target vulnerable and insecure youth

UK's New 'Digital Economy' Law Now Gives Police Power To Kill Phone Service

Russia Tries To Deliver The Killing Blow To VPN Use

A VPN will not save you from government surveillance

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