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The Year US-led Capitalism Became Exposed as Root of Global Conflict

Source: My Catbird Seat, by Finian Cunningham

Historians may look back on 2014 as a defining watershed in geopolitical events, the year when the limit of American power was exposed as a waning entity and the contemporary root of global conflict.  381 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

The Year US-Led Capitalism Became Exposed As Root Of Global Conflict

Source: The News Doctors, by Finian Cunningham

TND Editor’s Note: The United States has a “mixed” economic system, and it’s probably safe to say at least 70% of the economy is crony-capitalist in nature, and that includes the excesses of imperialism and subjugation, the focus of much of Mr. 294 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

WEF Global Risks Landscape 2014

Any good guesses on how this will change in the 2015 report? (Some of my guesses are below.)

  1. Cyber attacks will move to the 5.0 impact line with likelihood remaining the same.
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Despite violence, Syrian women push for peace

Syria’s three-year-old civil war has turned the country into a killing field. With nearly 200,000 dead, it is one of the largest refugee exoduses in history; three million souls, mostly women and children, have fled. 655 more words


International Crisis Group

I read about conflict quite a bit.  The only way to remain sane is to include sources that help to provide solutions, not just reports, blame, and criticism. 499 more words


How ISIS is Recruiting Women And Why Its Working

Recent headlines have howled at the atrocities: mass executions, public beheadings, and communities terrorized by Islamic State. Last week, CNN.com shared the ill-fated story of Jana, a 19-year-old Yazidi woman kidnapped by the militant group, also known as ISIS or ISIL. 734 more words