SchwartzReport: Asia Owns the Future — Two Thirds of Global Middle Class in Asia by 2030

Stephan A. Schwartz

Stephan A. Schwartz

As this report spells out, “By 2030, Asia-Pacific countries will comprise nearly two-thirds of the global middle class, dwarfing the projected one-fifth for Europe and North America combined.” Along with climate change this is one of the great geopolitical meta-trends that will define the 21st century.  In the U.S., one has to also add The Emerging White Minority Trend. And yet you will find barely a mention of this anywhere in corporate media. Why is that do you think? Austerity economics and deregulation have virtually destroyed the American middle class, certainly made it a shadow of its former self. In those European countries which embraced Austerity Economics a similar process has been going on. At the same time India, China, the Asia-Pacific nations, are creating a middle class that will dwarf its White counterpart. Power will shift. Our intransigence  concerning climate change, means leadership will go elsewhere, and will increase the speed of this transfer. We are going into a different world. And because profit is our only cultural priority, we are doing it rather badly.

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Jul 5

Sepp Hasslberger: EU Not Greece Is Source of Collapse

Sepp Hasslberger

Sepp Hasslberger

The problem is not Greece, the problem is in how the EU set up its finance and banking system. And yes, unless we get a serious reform going, the EU is likely to see economic collapse.

The U.S. And EU Will Collapse Regardless Of Economic ‘Contagion’

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Never forget this: The EU is in trouble not because of Greece, but because of forced supranational interdependency. The EU by all rights should not exist, nor should any centralized supranational single currency system.

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Jun 30

Berto Jongman: Russian Strategic Initiatives Announced at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

The 5 Most Important Geopolitical Highlights of SPIEF-2015

  • India, Eurasian Economic Union, free trade zone
  • TWO pipelines from Baltic to Balkans
  • 19 nuclear plans for Saudi Arabia — and weapons?
  • Arab NATO emerges, looks to Russia for arms & intelligence
  • Myanmar (Burma) a future Russian linch-pin?
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Jun 28

NATO Strategic Foresight Wrap-Up

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Jun 27