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Discussion of the crisis and geopolitical stakes in Venezuela; evaluation of Venezuelan heavy oil reserves in its Orinoco Belt (now the Chavez Belt) and the far superior grade oil in the vast oil reserves of the Guyana Esequiba region; China’s Belt and Road Initiative in South America and the Panama Canal; Bolton cites the Monroe... Listen
The structure of military alliances; the evolving situation in the Middle East; a shift in geopolitical alliances; the global military agenda; review of wars since 2001; nonconventional hybrid warfare to undermine a country's financial structure; coalition of Turkey, Russia and Iran; Pakistan and India now a part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization; US withdrawal from... Listen
Failed CIA attempt to bring down the Communist state apparatus in China; George H.W. Bush’s involvements in China; US influences Chinese economic policy; 1989 student pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square; Albert Einstein Institute; Gene Sharp’s From Dictatorship to Democracy: A Conceptual Framework for Liberation; non-violence as a weapon of warfare; Soros’ Fund for the Reform... Listen
Great Britain votes to leave the European Union; the coalition that put Brexit together; strategic and financial alliance with China; the Renminbi; the British people lose out; the euro dollar market; the Asian International Infrastructure Bank; British oligarchy; plebiscites and referenda; no British constitution; the coming chaos. Listen
Ann Tomkins talks about her personal experience living and working in Beijing during the first five years of the Cultural Revolution, in which she was first an observer, and then a participant. Robert Weil discusses some of the reasoning that led to the Cultural Revolution, which was a revolution within a revolultion, and some of... Listen
History professor and author, Dongping Han, talks about his life growing up during the Cultural Revolution in China. Discussion of the importance of work; the educational system in Mao's China; the recent riots in Xinjiang Province between ethnic minority Uighurs and Han Chinese; the famine during the Great Leap Forward; the writings of Mao; essential... Listen
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