September 1st, 2014
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THE GMO SCRABOOK…MAYBE!: CHINA INKS DEALS WITH ZIMBABWE

THE GMO SCRABOOK…MAYBE!: CHINA INKS DEALS WITH ZIMBABWE

China and Zimbabwe have just inked several deals, and this one – shared by Mr. B. – positively invites our customary high octane speculation: China, Zimbabwe ink slew of cooperation deals Lest we forget, the article outlines why Zimbabwe is the target of Western sanctions – well, at least outlines some, though certainly not all, of the[More...]

TIDBIT: NOW THEY’RE SAYING THE UKRAINE IS SEEKING NATO MEMBERSHIP

TIDBIT: NOW THEY’RE SAYING THE UKRAINE IS SEEKING NATO MEMBERSHIP

Well no sooner said than undone it seems. Adding to the speculations of behind-the-scenes diplomacy between Mr. Putin and Mrs. Merkel, and her own assurances that the Ukraine should be kept neutral (suspiciously similar to the position we blogged about concerning Mr. Mearsheimer’s article in the CFR journal Foreign Policy) we now have the coup government[More...]

TIDBIT: AND JUST FOR GOOD MEASURE… SCIENTISTS MANIPULATING MAGNETICALLY LEVITATED OBJECTS

TIDBIT: AND JUST FOR GOOD MEASURE… SCIENTISTS MANIPULATING MAGNETICALLY LEVITATED OBJECTS

Just for good measure with today’s main blog, check this one out: Scientists manipulate magnetically levitated objects Now, I suspect that in private, or rather, in secret, they’ve been manipulating “magnetically levitated” objects for quite a while, and successfully. The interesting thing to ponder is why they’re now willing to talk about it so publicly, when,[More...]

ARGENTINA SUES DUTCH BANK OVER LIBOR RATE FIXING

ARGENTINA SUES DUTCH BANK OVER LIBOR RATE FIXING

There’s news rumbling from Argentina, and this concerns the ongoing LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) rigging scandal. Check this one out: Dutch Rabobank Gets Argentine LIBOR Fraud Claim Now, why am I bothering you with this story. After all, the LIBOR scandal seems straighforward enough: great big greedy fraudulent banks were finally caught doing exactly[More...]

ANNE WILLIAMSON AGAIN: ON RUSSIA AND GERMANY

ANNE WILLIAMSON AGAIN: ON RUSSIA AND GERMANY

I had such a response to my previous posting of an article by Anne Williamson, that I had to share this one, because it contains three statements that have echoed some of my own intuitions about the emerging long term geopolitical situation vis-a-vis Russia and Germany, and it also contains a final bombshell. Here’s the[More...]