Colonialism & Occupation, Geopolitics, The New Economy, World History

Could BRICS+ Membership Be A Viable Alternative For Puerto Rico’s Development?

Miguel Santos Garcia, Miguel Santos García’s Newsletter – “Puerto Rico should definitely explore the possibility of joining BRICS+ as it could unblock new horizons for its future” The island of Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States that faces many challenges in its economic and social development, as it does not have full sovereignty or independence. The…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, The New Economy

De-Dollarization: How a Multipolar World is Reshaping the Global Economy

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – As more nations continue to find viable solutions to bypass the US dollar for other alternative currencies, the US government’s stranglehold on global finance and trade continues to decline. No one should be surprised at this point since Washington has been using its currency as a weapon of war including the economic sanctions…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, The New Economy

President Putin: ‘Ugly’ neocolonial system is dead – Putin

President Vladimir Putin, Information Clearinghouse – Russia has significantly boosted trade with nations who do not bow to foreign pressure, thus once again proving that the world has abandoned the old neocolonial system, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. Humanity is now progressing towards a new multipolar arrangement, he added. After being subjected to Western economic pressure, Russia did not…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, The New Economy

India-Malaysia to Trade in Rupees Bypassing US Dollar

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – There is a worldwide movement to stop using what is considered a toxic currency, the US dollar.  The concept of de-dollarization is accelerating, now India, the “I” in the BRICS Coalition has also made significant moves to bypass US dollars.  Livemint.com published an interesting article that is a testament to what is taking…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, Media Analysis, The New Economy

In a Multipolar World, the Idea of a New World Order Dies

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – When former US President and war criminal George W. Bush and his neocon regime launched their anti-terrorism campaign after the September 11th attacks, he declared that “Every nation, in every region, now has a decision to make. Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.”  Western threats against the Global South…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, The New Economy

De-Dollarization in Africa: South Sudan to Drop US Dollar for Local Currency

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Back in 2010, the South Sudanese Government was warned by students who majored in economics that using the US dollar for local transactions would pose an economic risk to the country, and they were right.  The Sudan Tribune report described the students concerns about the government’s dollarization of South Sudan’s economy, “Southern Sudanese…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, The New Economy

Nicaragua Is World’s #1 Country Where Citizens Feel at Peace, Gallup Poll Shows

Ben Norton, Geopolitical Economy Report – A poll by mainstream firm Gallup found that Nicaragua is the No. 1 country in the world where citizens feel at peace. Nine of the top 14 countries are in Latin America. But the US constantly attacks the Sandinista government and imposes sanctions on it. A poll found that Nicaragua is the top country…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, The New Economy

De-Dollarization Accelerates: The Beginning of the End for US Dollar Hegemony in Southeast Asia?

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News –The US is facing major moves by the global community to de-dollarize their economies.  The reserve status of the US dollar will eventually come to an end, maybe not anytime soon, but sometime in the future as it is facing numerous challenges not only from major powers such as Russia and China who are…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, The New Economy

Is Vietnam Taking Action against the US Dollar?

US Dollar Becoming Toxic: Vietnam Slowly Moving to De-Dollarize Its Economy  Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Vietnam, a historically resistant nation against foreign interventions like the one that started in the Gulf of Tonkin is soon to be in another type of war, a currency war. U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened Vietnam with tariffs in the past…

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Colonialism & Occupation, Science & Medicine, The New Economy

Coffee and the “Shock Doctrine” in Puerto Rico

John Vandermeer and Ivette Perfecto, Food First – In Naomi Klein’s framework, The Shock Doctrine is the well-worn strategy of capitalist development in the “shock” mode. Part of this framework contends that in the aftermath of disasters, capitalists will descend, purchasing land and other capital goods at basement bottom prices, using their deep pockets to undercut anything or anyone who would strive to…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, The New Economy, World History

A Currency War Will Escalate as China’s ‘Petro-Yuan’ is Set to Challenge the U.S. Military-Backed ‘Petro-Dollar’

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – One quote that always crosses my mind regarding the decline of the U.S. dollar and the state of geopolitics associated with it, is by Gerald Celente, founder of the Trends Research Institute who said that “When all else fails, they take you to war.” As the U.S. dollar continues to lose its status…

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Global Economy, The New Economy

Can The Move Towards a Cashless Society Lead to Alternative Currencies?

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News –Are we entering a new era where cash is outlawed and a cashless society is becoming an Orwellian reality? The European Central Bank President Mario Draghi recently said that the bank is “considering action” to drop 500 euro notes because of its links to criminal activities. The former treasury secretary and director of the National…

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