New relationships are growing and strengthening among countries in the Global South. Leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin are meeting, while Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro traveled to Beijing to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
What do these big geopolitical shifts mean for the residents of the Global South and the globe? Brian Becker is joined by Be [...]
April 12th, UN spokesperson Dujarric announced that the UN was discussing the issue of Russia's banks being allowed to rejoin the SWIFT payment system. The SWIFT payment system is one of the most crucial financial infrastructures globally. In February 2022, the US and other Western countries issued a joint statement that excluded some Russian banks from the system.
The War You Don't See traces th [...]
Why the World Is Dumping the American Dollar | Vantage with Palki Sharma China and Brazil have struck a deal to trade in their local currencies instead of the US dollar. They joined a long list of countries including Saudi Arabia, Kenya, and India. Why is the world attempting to de-dollars? Palki Sharma decodes.
In 3 days EVERYTHING changes for the US Dollar
BRICS+ Announces NEW Currency To [...]
Saudi Arabia is one of the most powerful countries in the world and more importantly it has always been the closest ally to the united states of America!! But now Saudi Arabia is engaged in a cold war with the very same united states!!!
While Saudi decreased oil production by 2 million barrels to worsen the inflation in the US, Biden threatened Saudi Arabia with unspecified consequences and even [...]
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was Brazil's left-wing president from 2003 to 2010, triumphantly returned to Brazilian big politics just over a year ago after the Latin American country's supreme court cleared him of corruption and money laundering charges, allowing him to run for president once again. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky really did want a war with Russia, otherwise he would have [...]
Once again, the world has failed to unite when faced with a common threat. The response to the Covid-19 pandemic proves that much of the West, especially the US, is committed to bloc politics, no matter the real-world human cost.
It was revealed in the annual report of the US Department of Health and Human Services that the US government worked towards convincing Brazil to reject Russia’s Spu [...]
Washington’s crackdown on Huawei has been in place since May 2019, when the US Department of Commerce blacklisted the Chinese tech giant, accusing the company of cooperating with China's intelligence services, allegations that both Beijing and the firm vehemently reject.
Several top Brazilian telecom companies have rejected an American Embassy invitation to meet a US official who earlie [...]