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US global dominance ‘set to wane’

Posted by seumasach on November 21, 2008

 

The US is having to accept the decline of its hegemony, but never mind:”global warming” will trigger “food and water scarcities that could fuel conflict around the globe”. If they can’t rule at least they can  make sure no one else can. Judging by this European parliament resolution the pollinator crisis is likely to do provoke food shortages  imminently. However, the same people who so obsessively talk up “global warming” show no interest in the pollinator crisis(notably, the Greens, of course). This should be food for thought.

BBC

21st november, 2008 

US economic, military and political dominance is likely to decline over the next two decades, according to American intelligence agencies.

US clout will weaken as China and India grow more powerful, the National Intelligence Council (NIC) predicts in its latest report on global trends.

The US dollar will no longer be the world’s major currency and food and water scarcities will fuel conflict.

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The End Of Free Trade: Revolt Begins Against British Policy

Posted by seumasach on May 27, 2008

THE END OF FREE TRADE: REVOLT BEGINS AGAINST BRITISH POLICY(LAROUCHEPAC)

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Not a moment too soon, a group of seven former European heads of state, five former finance ministers, and two former presidents of the European Commission, including former EU Commission head Jacques Delors, former French Prime Minister Michel Rocard, and former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, have gone public with an open letter to the EU Presidency and the EU Commission. They warn that the systemic collapse of the global financial system–a collapse which had been foreseen by “farsighted individuals”–brings with it the threat of unprecedented poverty, the proliferation of “failed states,” migration of entire populations, and further military conflicts. The financial world, they argue, has accumulated a massive amount of “fictitious capital” (!), with very little improvement for humanity. Among the immediate countermeasures they propose, is creation of a European Crisis Committee, and the convening of a world financial conference to “reconsider” the current international system and the globalized world order. Read the rest of this entry »

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