Geopolitics

A Steep Downhill

We have effectively entered the second Great Depression of the capitalist world. This article attempts to offer an idea of the extent and the velocity of the decline in economic …

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At War

“Marlborough has left for the war” is one of the most popular folk songs in the French and Spanish languages. English speakers will immediately recognize the tune in the well-known …

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The Two Sides of the Crisis

(Wei ji). In Chinese, the word denotes, from its first character, “crisis” and from the second character, “crucial or opportune moment.” What opportunities appear in the present global economic crisis? …

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Ways Out of the Crisis

A great crisis is also a great opportunity to institute reforms that ground an economy on a more sustainable basis. It is precisely this that is at stake right now …

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Socialism Where Least Expected

The great global crisis that began in the United States with the burst of the real estate bubble has required the state to nationalize large financial enterprises and socialize losses. …

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