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The G7 is an outdated tool of the US neo-empire

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President Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida prior to a bilateral meeting in Hiroshima, Japan, Thursday, May 18, 2023, ahead of the start of the G-7 Summit.
Washington has co-opted both winners and losers of World War II into defending Western domination around the globe.

The summit of G7 nations took place in Hiroshima, Japan over the last weekend.

Hiroshima is significant for a few reasons. First of all, it is known to the world as the location that the United States nuked, along with Nagasaki, at the end of World War II, which led to the surrender of the Empire of Japan and that country's transformation into a US client state.

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Eye 1

RFK Jr: Bill Gates & WEF are using 'climate change' to control population

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has issued a warning to the American people about the tyrannical measures that are being ushered in by the World Economic Forum, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, and other "mega billionaires."

Speaking during a new interview with Kim Iverson, RFK Jr. warned that the global power elite is using "climate change" to usher in totalitarian population control.

Kennedy made the comments shortly after launching his campaign to challenge President Joe Biden in the Democrat 2024 presidential primary.

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Most Russia-China trade no longer involves dollar - Mishustin

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Nearly three-quarters of transactions between Moscow and Beijing are currently made in rubles or yuan, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin revealed during talks with Chinese Premier Li Qiang in Beijing on Wednesday.

Moscow has repeatedly stated that it considers both the dollar and euro unreliable, as their use in the country's cross-border transactions has been jeopardized by Western sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.

"70% of cross-border settlements between Russia and China are already conducted in national currencies - rubles and yuan," Mishustin stated.

While attending a business forum in Shanghai on Tuesday, the Russian prime minister also noted that the countries' mutual decision to conduct the majority of transactions in national currencies had significantly bolstered bilateral trade, which is on course to reach a $200 billion target this year ahead of schedule.


More than 2,500 foreign mercenaries fighting for Ukraine - Shoigu

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FILE PHOTO: Russia's defense minister has claimed that Western countries are trying to prolong and escalate the conflict
Western countries are forcing Kiev to present tactical successes on the battlefield regardless of the cost to human lives and "pumping" the country full of weapons and fighters, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has claimed.

Speaking at a meeting of the council of defense ministers of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Minsk on Thursday, the Russian minister said the value of the West's military-technical assistance to Kiev has already exceeded $65 billion and that more than 2,500 foreign mercenaries are currently taking part in military operations in the country.

He also claimed that Kiev's tactics have evolved to include terrorist methods of confrontation, including sabotage and high-profile killings.

Comment: 2,500 are currently taking part, but one wonders if the total who have been involved thus far is much higher: 'All the real skinheads went to Ukraine': An American Neo-Nazi outlines the crimes of his Ukrainian 'colleagues'

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Russia could cut diplomatic ties with UK, Foreign Ministry tells RT

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Russia's Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow.
The severing of diplomatic ties with the UK would be an "extreme measure," but Moscow could end up taking the step considering London's significant involvement in the Ukraine conflict, the Russian Foreign Ministry has warned.

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that "UK special forces from the British Army's SAS and SRR regiments and the Navy's SBS units are operating very close to the front lines" in Ukraine. British personnel are not directly involved in the fighting with Russian troops, "but their guiding influence on Ukrainian special-forces activity is evident in the sabotage operations Ukraine has conducted against Russian railway, airfield, fuel and other logistical nodes," the US outlet claimed.

RT addressed the Russian Foreign Ministry for comment on the article, asking if Moscow could verify the WSJ's claims and, if confirmed, whether this could lead to the severing of relations with Britain.

Comment: See also: Russia moves ahead with deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus

Arrow Up

China will burst NATO's inflated delusions

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We are living in turbulent times indeed. Vital volumes of history are being written right before our very eyes.

You may have noticed that "Dr Doom" is sending out doom-and-gloom messages yet again. Fortune reported back in April that Nouriel Roubini (aka Dr Doom) is warning of painful stagflation caused by a new Cold War with China and the balkanization of the global economy.

Al Jazeera also reported on Roubini's downcast views, saying, "the world is headed for dark times in the next 20 years."

No wonder Dr Doom, who leapt to financial stardom by predicting an economic catastrophe in 2008, is now warning the world that the conflict between the United States and China is simmering - and surely not only in the area of economics.

However, the global situation is so frighteningly serious that it will most surely crescendo into a double-dip recession for a plethora of other factors as well as from the prevailing sentiments in the Pentagon predicting a forthcoming war with China.

We are living through truly turbulent times. There are countless politically crucial things happening globally that boggle the mind. If one remembers the events only this January when Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary-general, visited Japan and Korea, one can sense, to paraphrase Shakespeare, "something rotten in the state of NATOstan".

During the course of both fleeting visits, Stoltenberg pledged to foster bilateral relations due to the historic challenges that NATO is dealing with, such as the war in Ukraine. He went on to brag that NATO already has established liaison offices globally, the main ones in New York and Vienna, and particularly indicative is the one in Ukraine. At its foundation at the inception of the Cold War in 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization comprised 12 nations set up at the behest of the U.S. The military bloc now comprises 31 members and is increasingly appointing itself with a global role.

As a reminder, NATO already has permanent liaison offices in the following countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. A proposed Japan office caused considerable commotion.


John Kerry targets agriculture as part of anti-human climate crusade

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Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry speaks during the AIM for Climate Summit in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, May 24, 2023
'This sector needs innovation now more than ever,' Kerry remarked

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry warned Wednesday that the world can't tackle climate change without first addressing the agriculture sector's emissions.

Kerry lamented that agriculture production alone creates 33% of the world's total greenhouse gas emissions, arguing that reducing those emissions must be "front and center" in the quest to defeat global warming, during remarks Wednesday morning at the Department of Agriculture's AIM for Climate Summit. The former secretary of state also touted so-called climate smart agriculture as a potential solution.

"A lot of people have no clue that agriculture contributes about 33% of all the emissions of the world," he said during his keynote address. "We can't get to net-zero, we don't get this job done unless agriculture is front and center as part of the solution. So all of us understand here the depths of this mission."

Comment: WEF lunacy is now coming home. In the meantime, good science is being deliberately ignored:


Ex-Pentagon analyst Karen Kwiatkowski: Biden options in Ukraine are shrinking

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Volodymyr Zelensky and Joe Biden
US President Joe Biden is running out of time to score a "victory" in Ukraine, retired Lt. Col. Karen Kwiatkowski told Sputnik's New Rules podcast.

Biden's announcement of a new weapons package for Ukraine at the G7 summit in Hiroshima last week coincided with Russia's liberation of Artemovsk (Bakhmut). Earlier this month, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky embarked on a diplomatic charm offensive in Europe, drumming up support for the much-discussed Kiev's "counteroffensive".

However, the former Pentagon analyst and US Air Force veteran told Sputnik that the Ukrainian armed forces were unlikely to achieve meaningful success, despite an influx of new Western weaponry.

"They have been put on the offense and yet they have been cleaned out militarily," Kwiatkowski said. "And the aid that they're getting from NATO isn't interoperable. It isn't compatible with what the Ukrainians are used to using. In many cases, it doesn't work together. So they can't put together a combined arms operation. They don't really have an air force. They are really at a disadvantage."

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Conservatives urge House Foreign Affairs to take up bills that defund, withdraw from WHO

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WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
House conservatives urged the House Foreign Affairs Committee to take up two bills that would defund and withdraw from the World Health Organization (W.H.O.), Breitbart News has learned exclusively.

Reps. Andy Biggs (R-AZ), Chip Roy (R-TX), Ralph Norman (R-SC), Andy Ogles (R-TN), Anna Paulina Luna (R-FL), Eric Burlison (R-MO), Alex Mooney (R-WV), Dan Bishop (R-NC), Barry Moore (R-AL), Lauren Boebert (R-CO), and Bob Good (R-VA) wrote a letter to House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Ranking Member Gregory Meeks (D-NY), urging them to consider H.R. 79, the WHO Withdrawal Act, and H.R. 343, the No Taxpayer Funding for the World Health Organization Act.

The WHO Withdrawal Act has 42 cosponsors and the No Taxpayer Funding for the World Health Organization Act has 40 cosponsors.

Both bills have been referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee, where the committee has yet to take action on them.

Comment: A moment of clarity for potential action? May there be others.


Twitter Files reporter Matt Taibbi was visited by the IRS on the same day he testified before Congress—Jim Jordan demands answers

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Journalist Matt Taibbi • Rep. Jim Jordan
On Wednesday, House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Daniel Werfel demanding to know why journalist Matt Taibbi was visited by IRS agents the same day he testified before the House Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government.

Jordan wrote that in response to a March 27 letter seeking information on the IRS' visit to Taibbi's home, documents obtained through a letter received from the agency on May 6 "raised more questions than they answer."