Thursday, March 24, 2016

Eric Draitser — BRICS Under Attack: The Empire Strikes Back In Brazil

Political movements are always funded. Follow the money. Yes, some of it is traceable to the Koch brothers, claims Draitser.

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BRICS Under Attack: The Empire Strikes Back In Brazil
Eric Draitser

See also
Chapter 10: ‘They key purpose of the Cold War … was to block trade’
In this chapter, Ellsberg criticizes common misconceptions about the Cold War period of U.S. history.
“The understanding of the Cold War that 99 out of 100 Americans hold right now … is a fairy tale,” he explained.

While most people believe the United States acted to stop Communism from spreading outward from countries like China and Russia, Ellsberg suggested that the financial domination of global markets was a far more important factor propelling the Cold War.

“The key purpose of the Cold War paradigm, both in Europe and in Asia, was to block East-West trade,” he said.
With NATO and U.S. forces now encircling China and Russia with military bases, East-West tensions are rising anew. The U.S. is also seeking to inflame tensions in Ukraine after supporting a coup there.

America’s ultimate goal, according to Ellsberg, is always to dominate a region in order to put pressure on nearby countries whose interests stand in opposition to American interests. Those maneuvers, he said, are always backed with “the threat of first use of nuclear weapons.”…
Daniel Ellsberg: Most Americans Believe A ‘Fairy Tale’ About The Cold War

1 comment:

Matt Franko said...

The Koch Brothers own Brawny brand toilet paper.... maybe they are down there conspiring to make sure Brazil keeps buying the Koch toilet paper instead of having to go without like Venezuela?

I dont think Sears is still publishing its Sears Catalog in hard copy in S.A for import substitution so the Kochs might have it cornered down there... those SOBs...