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Ukraine Worsens, Ethnic Tensions Rise, Russia Withdraws Loan Offer, Ukraine Demands $35 Billion Bail Out (from US taxpayers, I presume)

 

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The world is in turmoil.  There are various uprisings in many countries like Thailand, where today the Thai PM rules out resigning as bombs, gunfire punctuate unrest for example, or Bosnia unrest is ‘local fire’ that can be put out: PM says, Venezuela Opposition Cancels Maduro Talks as Unrest Grows in South America, or the British-run island holding pen in the Pacific where the Manus Island detention centre security staff allowed armed locals into facility, witnesses say leading to a riot/breakout.  There is the open warfare in Iraq with dozens killed every day and entire cities taken over by armed insurrectionists and then there is Syria and on and on and on.  During eras when empires collapse, we get upticks in this sort of unrest.  And the US is going bankrupt like all empires that tried to control the planet.  Our slipping grip on world power is obvious.

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