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I am not claiming here that pro-establishment Democrats are figuratively neocons, and I do not mean to say that they are hecka-hella-kinda-sorta like neocons. I say literally because the Democratic party is now quite literally an overwhelmingly neoconservative party in every way that matters. At the time of this writing, the so-called “March for Truth” is currently underway, a demonstration in which establishment liberals attempt to leverage Trump’s unpopularity with the left to get true leftists and progressives onboard with their Russiagate conspiracy theory. Parry writes: With Trump in the White House, Official Washington’s neocon-dominated foreign policy establishment was down but far from out.
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Suddenly Vladimir Putin Meets Vitalik Buterin, Endorses Ethereum. The International Economic Forum, which just wrapped up in St.
Petersburg, reportedly resulted in more than €30 bln of investments. The final and the most important result, however, is measured not in numbers, but in the mood and attitude of those who attended the Forum and who was keeping an eye on the events and meetings held in the North “capital” of Russia. The cryptocurrency community is for sure left stunned by the recent meeting between Russian President Putin and the founder of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin. Putin becomes a fan of Blockchain As commented by Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, during the meeting, Putin and Buterin discussed the application of technologies in the country. Buterin was among the speakers at the panel discussion on Blockchain economy, which actually became one of the most popular ones. Russian regulators have been struggling so far trying to find a way to put Blockchain applications inside existing regulatory framework.
Buterin says: World Leaders Gather In Beijing While The US Sinks Into Irrelevancy. Remembering that a) the Trilateral Commission set out in 1973 to create a “New International Economic Order” and b) its members essentially adopted and invested in China to become a Technocracy (an economic system), it is not coincidental that the U.S. is finally being taken off the world stage as the primary economic power, and China is taking over.
I have said for decades that this is an economic coup and not a political coup. Just about everyone has missed this 800 pound gorilla in the living room. ⁃ TN Editor While vaudevillian comedy-like shouting matches broke out in the West Wing of the White House between President Donald Trump and his senior advisers and between the White House press secretary and various presidential aides, world leaders gathered in Beijing to discuss the creation of modern-day land and maritime «silk roads» to improve the economic conditions of nations around the world.
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