After "hammer blow" from Google, a "paralyzed" Huawei scrambles to develop its own operating system
- Tyler Durden
On Monday, Beijing woke up to a new, and far more dire trade war reality for its flagship telecom company: Google which in 2005 bought Android, whose software has since become the most popular mobile operating system in the world, said it would stop ...
Why capturing Huawei is no victory in tech war
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Chinese firm is a queen on tech chessboard, but Beijing will just tell its whiz-kids to reach the next level
Declaration of war, by Antonio Rodríguez, Mexico
It’s geopolitical, geoeconomic war. Cold, so far, but now about to descend ...
Trump's trade war against China: German companies have to pick a side
BERLIN/BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Own report) - Infineon is the first German company to be caught between the firing lines of the US economic war against China. Yesterday, the Trump administration began to enforce the implementation of its boycott against the ...
Rand Corp. tells U.S. how to “overextend and unbalance” Russia
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
“The work builds on the concept of long-term strategic competition developed during the Cold War, some of which originated at RAND.”
Force your opponent to stretch too far and lose his balance, then take him down. This is no judo ...
Polisario case reveals high stakes behind investors’ ESG* enthusiasm
- John Dizard
Legal action over disputed African territory affects EU links with Morocco
What the military calls asymmetric warfare — guerrillas fighting regular armies — has come to the compliance world.
Political movements with few financial ...
Debt is the hidden issue in these elections to Europarliament
- UndebtedWorld Collective
The citizens of the European Union are called to vote this week for the European Parliament. It is not a real parliament, and it lacks prospects for becoming one, since all important decisions are taken by the unelected heads of the European Commission ...
The Dead Don’t Die: They March to War
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Hysteria reigns supreme. As in the new Jim Jarmusch movie, The Dead Don’t Die, The Return of the Living Neocon Dead, in a trashy rerun of the lead-up to Shock and Awe in 2003, keeps orchestrating the zombie march.
Yet no one in war-cheerleading ...
Philosophy in the contemporary world: The McDonaldization of philosophy
- Edward DeLia
As societies have evolved beyond the preindustrial era, they have become more and more dominated by bureaucracies. However, the ultimate form of bureaucracy is McDonaldization (Ritzer, 1996). This constitutes a broad range of bureaucracies dominated ...
Germany, shame on you and your anti-BDS resolution
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
Germany has just criminalized justice. A blend of warranted guilt feelings, orchestrated and taken to sickening extremes by cynical and manipulative Israeli extortion, caused the federal parliament on Friday to pass one of the most outrageous and bizarre ...
'It would destroy it': new international airport for Machu Picchu sparks outrage
- Dan Collyns
Peruvian archaeologists decry new airport that would carry tourists directly to already fragile Inca citadel
The Machu Picchu complex is a Unesco world heritage site, and Peru’s most visited tourist attraction. Photograph: Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty ...