Wednesday, August 31, 2011

THREE ROOTS AND THREE COMPONENTS OF A MODERN GLOBAL CRISIS



Modern world is rattled by crises: financial, political ones and then Fukushima. Well-known French sociologist Denis Duclos has published an article in the Le Monde Diplomatique, trying to find the tie between them. According to him, all three crises are the brainchildren of the global capitalist system.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

DIALOGUE WITH A LENDER: AMERICAN DIPLOMACY IS TRYING TO CHARM CHINA



Various takes on the crisis of American economy established itself a seat at the info-streams of news agencies, newspaper pages and analytical magazines all over the world. Decrease of the U.S. credit rating has produced a boomed echo at the world exchanges and made the governments of the countries that lent money to the largest economy in the world seriously pondering over their actions. The U.S. State Department has seemingly come up with a way for pacifying the most bellicose of them.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Wild West of taxation


Recently the role of the offshore companies in the state economics became a subject for broad public debates. It all started with the search of an actual owner of the Domodedovo airport after the terrible act of terror. Yet, the problem is much wider.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Death of Polish Robin Hood



On the 5th of August, at about 5 PM police discovered the body of Andrzej Lepper, founder of the Samooborona[1] RP party, at its head-quarters. All the circumstances pointed towards the suicide. That was the tragic end of the brightest political career of the post-war Poland — from an ordinary employee at the Plant Protection Stations in an outback Gorzeń to the post of Polish Deputy Prime Minister. Samooborona RP Party he created was the third largest political power in the country. At the presidential elections 2005 Andrzej Lepper gained 2 million votes.

Monday, August 8, 2011

RUSSIA, SOUTH OSSETIA, GEORGIA: THREE YEARS AFTER THE FIVE DAYS



The European Union has officially recognized Georgian as a culprit of the armed conflict, having held it responsible for the attack at Tskhinvali. Then, all of a sudden, three years after the U.S. Senate passes on a resolution, accusing Russia of the occupation of Georgia, clearly referring to the sovereign Abkhazian and South Ossetian territories, where Russian troops are stationed in a strict accordance to the bilateral agreements with these countries. Meanwhile, the thought to accuse Americans of occupying Serbia due to the fact of deployment of the largest American military base Kosovo hasn’t occurred even to the most radical critics of the USA yet.

AGE OF MULTIPOLAR CURRENCY WARS. Part II


What do conspiracy theory fans keep silent about?
“Washington consensus” was violated at the place of its invention. Motherland of the free market is willing to live up to its laws. Somehow, Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Muammar Gaddafi happened to fell victims to Washington attacks. What do these two contrary persons have in common and why did they fell out of the United States favor?

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

AGE OF MULTIPOLAR CURRENCY WARS. Part I



The USA and the EU demand China to revalue Yuan, but the Chinese authorities deny this request, stating that this will lead to bankruptcy of Chinese enterprises and, accordingly, to the growth of unemployment and social instability, which Beijing afraid even more than the discontent of its trade partners. As a counter-thesis in the debate with the USA, China presses the charges of uncontrolled emission of the U.S. dollars, which, according to the PRC, provoked the imbalance of the world economy.