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The end of the petro-dollar no longer unthinkable

The Mises Institute asked the question last September: “What indications are there that the world is turning its back on the US dollar?” – It did, in fact, answer that question (below), but here are just some of the more recent moves that just six months ago would have seemed unlikely.

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Don’t believe MSM, Duterte doesn’t want war with China

If you followed international headlines this week, you may have been alarmed to see the shocking revelation that, despite wanting a closer relationship with China, Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte was now ready to risk war with Beijing to ‘protect the territorial integrity of his country’.

French President Emmanuel Macron, Russia's Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe of Japan at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. © Valery Sharifulin / Reuters

Russia: between Europe and Asia

The question of whether Russia is a European or Asian country, or both, has perplexed its leaders and citizens for centuries. However, French President Emmanuel Macron believes he knows the answer.

hypocrisy, its the american way

US human rights record worst ever says China

China has published a report listing the woes of American democracy, including human rights, interventions and discrimination.
The “Human Rights Record of the United States in 2017” report is a response to the US State Department’s Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.

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Japan books trade surplus with US

Japan logged a modest trade surplus in February, government data showed Monday, thanks to brisk car exports including to the United States, whose president last week launched an attack on Japanese vehicles.

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