South Sudan, African exploitation and disaster capitalism

ANTONY LOEWENSTEIN

NEWSLETTER

THURSDAY 6, AUGUST 2015

BENTIU, PALESTINE AND MINING CORPORATIONS

Dear all,

Our media is saturated with war. Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Yemen are constantly before our eyes and yet how often are we getting accurate, on the ground reporting? The level of danger is so high that few journalists are (understandably) willing to take the risks and get beyond the government and military spin.

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Grand Shift in Global Economic and Political Power Structures

Sharmine Narwani, Commentator and analyst of Middle East geopolitics, wrote in Iran nuclear deal: Why Empire blinked first (published on 5 August 2015 at RT):

In 2012, cracks in the global economic and political power structures started to shift dramatically. We started to see the emergence of the BRICS, in particular Russia and China, as influential movers of global events.

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