The City in a Time of Plague By PEPE ESCOBAR

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Ambrogio Lorenzetti ‘s Allegory of Bad Government (1338), fresco in the town hall of Siena, Italy. Photo public domain History teaches us that epidemics are more like revelatory moments than social transformers APRIL 17, 2020 The plague-stricken town, traversed throughout with hierarchy, surveillance, observation, writing; the town immobilized by the functioning of an extensive power …

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Pepe Escobar “What Did U.S. Intel Really Know About the ‘Chinese’ Virus?

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April 21, 2020 © Photo: REUTERS/Tom Brenner https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2020/04/21/what-did-us-intel-really-know-about-chinese-virus/ Hybrid War 2.0 on China, a bipartisan U.S. operation, is already reaching fever pitch. Its 24/7 full spectrum infowar arm blames China for everything coronavirus-related – doubling as a diversionist tactic against any informed criticism of woeful American unpreparedness. Hysteria predictably reigns. And this is just the beginning. A …

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P. Escobar: Heraclitus May Teach Us To Fight Covid 19

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Heraclitus, Hendrick ter Brugghen, 1628. Photo: AFP ‘It is disease that makes health sweet and good’ 3035 ViewsApril 06, 2020 24 Comments by Pepe Escobar  How Heraclitus, the Riddler, may teach us to fight Covid-19 He was known as “the Riddler.” Even “the Dark.”  Heraclitus of Ephesus was one of a kind. In his heart of hearts …

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Ground-Control-Planet-Lockdown-Only-Test by Pepe Escobar

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Ground Control (to Major Tom)* April 2, 2020 © Photo: Pixabay.com As much as Covid-19 is a circuit breaker, a time bomb and an actual weapon of mass destruction (WMD), a fierce debate is raging worldwide on the wisdom of mass quarantine applied to entire cities, states and nations. Those against it argue Planet Lockdown …

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The World Amidst Coronavirus Hysteria and Beyond – Response to Y.N.Harari (FT) by Irene Eckert

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“NEVER LET A CRISIS GO TO WASTE”1    Times of crisis in a business sector can often lead to an overall improvement in the community. Weaker entrants often leave the game …Those that remain therefore have reduced competition ..3   Citizen Empowerment Versus Democratic Rights We face two choices: between „totalitarian surveillance and citizen empowerment“ …

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COVID-19: Prepared for the Wrong War by Joe Lauria, Consortium News

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COVID-19: Prepared for the Wrong War In the War of the Worlds a microorganism felled the Martian invaders that the U.S. military (in Orson Welles’ version) could not defeat. The U.S. may dominate the world, but no army threatens its demise, says Joe Lauria. https://consortiumnews.com/2020/03/23/covid-19-slain-by-the-humblest-thing-put-upon-this-earth-after-all-mans-defenses-had-failed/ _______________________________________________________________________________________ From Paris a CN Live! Documentary: ‘A Day With the Yellow …

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2020: The State of Affairs – 2020: der Stand der Dinge von Andreas Schlüter

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Veröffentlicht: März 21, 2020 in Politik Schlagwörter:Bio warfare, Biokrieg, China, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Event 201, Geo-Strategie, Geo-Strategy, Military Worldgames, Militärweltspiele, Nine Eleven, Project for the new American Century, Rebuilding Ameria´s Defenses, US power elite, US-Machtelite, Wuhan 6 deutsche Version unten 2020: The State of Affairs Almost 20 years ago, in September 2000 the „Project for the New American Century“ issued the paper „Rebuilding America´s Defenses“. On page 60 you find the announcement …

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We are all Stoics now By Pepe Escobar

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from the saker https://thesaker.is/we-are-all-stoics-now/ 365 ViewsMarch 21, 2020 No Comments The Philosophical Silk Road as celebrated at an Italian airport: a meeting of Chinese and Greek/Latin stoicism Earlier this week a delegation of Chinese medics arrived at Malpensa airport near Milan from Shanghai on a special China Eastern flight carrying 400,000 masks and 17 tons of equipment. …

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