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From the Frontlines of the Global Food Crisis [PODCAST]

The United Nations released a new report on world hunger this week. The situation is getting worse! Up to 828 million people, or nearly 10 percent of the world’s population, were affected by hunger...
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This Is What Happens In An Economic Crisis – Lessons from History and What...

US inflation is rising. In March, US inflation rose to 8.5%, compared to 2.6% one year earlier. We can expect that number to keep ascending as the fallout of supply chain shortages, rising food...
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This Is What Happens In An Economic Crisis – Lessons from History and What...

This article on the 2022 Economic Crisis was broken into two parts because we all know the other guys can’t handle reading more than the headlines and a short bit of the article. If...
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A Cloud of Devastation Moves Across East Africa

The crises are accumulating in East Africa, with no end in sight. The famine in East Africa is the latest and deadliest pinnacle of this chaos. As agriculture experts warn that March and April recorded...
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The Worst Global Food Crisis Since World War II – We Are Entering Phase...

In my 2019 book How the World Ends: Understanding the Growing Chaos, I outlined three core crises found at the root of almost every chaotic struggle unfolding around the world today. These three crises...
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None of It Worked

When the coronavirus pandemic first began to surge, I posited a thought on one of the podcast episodes in those early days. How could the American system possibly confront a pandemic? At the time,...
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Human Garbage in the 21st Century – A Not So New Approach to Handling...

As civilization developed and populations surged, a standard practice emerged among wealthy nations’ relations with poorer countries. The rich nations could pay poorer nations to manage their trash. The definition of “trash” has changed...
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A Reckoning for the Western Order in French Elections

The French elections on Sunday are yet another notice that the polarizing divide in society and politics is not a uniquely American affair. It is a global phenomenon placing strains on a system that...
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Sudan and the Mahdi – History of Africa Part 13

The story of Sudan and the Mahdi during the scramble for Africa is one of the epic stories in the history of Africa. It features two extremist figures who cast themselves as deliverers, Messianic...
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UN Human Rights Council Suspends Russian Membership

The United Nations voted Thursday to suspend Russia from its main human rights body, the U.N. Human Rights Council, for “gross and systematic violations and abuses of human rights” by Russian forces in Ukraine. It...