The Limits of Chinese Power by Pepe Escobar

PEPE ESCOBAR • OCTOBER 8, 2020  • 1,700 WORDS • 224 COMMENTS • Share Email PrintThe Limits of Chi More  RSS   Everything about US-China hinges on the result of the upcoming US presidential election. Trump 2.0 essentially would turbo-charge its bet on decoupling, aiming to squeeze “malign” China on a multiple Hybrid War front, undermine the Chinese trade surplus, co-opt large swathes of …

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Flying Dragon, Crashing Eagle by Pepe Escobar

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Bild: 2020-11-25BY FINANZ.DK 6573 ViewsNovember 23, 2020 16 Comments posted by The Saker   by Pepe Escobar and first posted at Asia Times Four geoeconomic summits compressed in one week tell the story of where we stand in these supremely dystopian times. The (virtual) signing of RCEP in Vietnam was followed by the equally virtual BRICS meeting hosted by Moscow, the APEC …

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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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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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