Thursday, October 8, 2020

Links — 8 Oct 2020

Consortium News
RAY McGOVERN: Trump Orders Russiagate Documents Declassified

Intel Today
Russia Hoax — Declassified CIA Memo Reveals Clinton Role
Ludwig De Braeckeleer

Jacobin (the purpose of colonies is to provide resources to the core)
Evo Morales Tells Jacobin: We’re Still Fighting the Multinationals Who Drove the Coup
An interview with Evo Morales, former president of Bolivia

RT (and economic contraction is creating conditions similar to pre-WWII)
US-China standoff creating conditions similar to pre-WWI Europe, Kissinger warns

Liberation (allies are not particularly excited at the prospect)
“Quad” alliance holds summit as U.S. pushes for more aggression vs. China
Walter Smolarek

Zero Hedge 
Pompeo Seeks 'Asian NATO' To Counter China In Talks With Japan, India & Australia
Tyler Durden

Slate (Pence/Pompeo represent the bipartisan establishment view that Biden-Harris would pursue, too)
Mike Pence and Donald Trump Have Two Different Foreign Policies

Zero Hedge (intensifying economic warfare against Iran)
US Treasury Imposes Crushing Sanctions On 18 Major Iranian Banks
Tyler Durden

Fair Observer (hypothetical but something is in the pipeline)
Will China’s Digital Currency Revolutionize Global Payments?
Daniel Wagner

Lars P. Syll’s Blog
Studying economics — a total waste of time
Lars P. Syll | Professor, Malmo University

Michael Hudson — On Finance, Real Estate And The Powers Of Neoliberalism
Capitalism’s Charade Continues
Interview with Michael Hudson and Steve Keen

Bill Totten's Weblog (some US history)
How did the US rapidly grow from colonial rebels to a global superpower?
Daye Young

Bracing Views (both candidates are backward-looking–no new vision for America)
The Election Without a Future
W. J. Astore

Moon of Alabama (the owners that rent politicians don't want change)
Why U.S. Elections Do Not Change Its Foreign Policies

Oriental Review (more "troubles" in Russia's near abroad)
The Kyrgyz Color Revolution Crisis Intensifies The US’ Hybrid War Containment Of Russia
Andrew Korybko

Sputnik International
India’s Economy Set to Contract by 9.6% in 2020-21, says World Bank, Hinting at Worse Time Ahead

TASS (US–and UK–not already destablized?)
US could be destabilized following elections, says Russian intelligence chief

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