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A world affairs interview with a difference.
« on: January 04, 2023, 09:27:07 AM »
A world affairs interview In Greek,
with a difference!


Dr. B. Wolf: The rare earths, and the new multipolarity


Here is a very interesting interview, in Greek language, from a Greek Radio station I listened this morning, of Dr.Vassilis Lykos, who is an Integrated Environmental Management, professor at the University at the island of Crete, where he talked about the new geopolitics, as it takes shape in the multi polar world that is now emerging dynamically at a time when the West seems to be undermining itself, especially in the European area for the sake of the USA primacy.


Wish it was in English.....

In a world changing amid tectonic shifts, the big global players are redefining their game. The USA, through the continuous increase in interest rates by the FED, is trying to strengthen the Dollar (which is falling as a reserve currency) at the expense of the Euro, and China, which is trying to control all the markets of the Eastern Hemisphere and Africa with the help of Russia. Thus the world is now shifting to a multipolar "order of things", which is not built by the G7 leaders but by the "Eastern G7" (the BRICS leaders). BRICS stands for the group of five nations: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

However,in his view, there seems to be a prescriptive expansion through rumoured applications for Saudi Arabia, Turkey or Egypt.
In addition, the pricing of oil between these countries in renminbi (RMB – offshore Yuan) will hurt the strength of the Dollar, and because the burden on commodities means more inflation for the West.

In the next three to five years, China is ready to cooperate with the GCC [Gulf Cooperation Council] countries in priority areas such as establishing a new paradigm of multi-dimensional energy cooperation, where China will continue to import large quantities of crude oil on a long-term basis from the GCC countries and buy more LNG but also strengthening their cooperation in trade, engineering services, as well as storage, transportation and refining. China is already the largest buyer of oil and gas from the Gulf countries and wants to buy even more by paying for all of them in Renminbi over the next three to five years!

And all this when we know that the People's Bank of China (PBoC) has reported an increase in its gold reserves for the first time in more than three years... or when through the "debt trap diplomacy" policy, many nations are forced to submit to or prefer the mainland China in the geopolitical landscape, since they cannot repay their loan investments in Beijing. Also something very important is the upcoming creation of the m-CBDC bridge. A central bank digital currency project that Enables" real-time, peer-to-peer, cross-border and foreign exchange transactions" is being undertaken by the central banks of China, Thailand, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates.

Finally, the fact that China is the largest producer of rare earths and strategic minerals not only in mining but also in their metallurgy - purification, which are the necessary raw materials for all these products that make up the 4th Industrial Revolution, contributes to all of the above. but also the green transition. but we are continuously watched by a Government, which, is unable to control the obscene profit, distributes "coffins" and bags with passes of all types to the "natives", feeding back intolerable inflation in the midst of successive crises, each time removing larger and larger pieces of the people's power ….

Sorry that he does not have a transcript so you could also enjoy the facts of this very interesting interview. and also  the live questions and replies at the end of most part of the video that present  a very different future picture of the current well known combatants for the control of the current globe and future .situation.

Finally I posted this article, for a change of the atmosphere on the board, because  I am getting bored reading the same shit daily and the continues American propaganda.

The presenter Mr George Shahinis is one of the best reporters In Greece and in my view the best presenter to watch and I do LISTEN him daiyly between 8AM -  10AM London Time.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
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Re: A world affairs interview with a difference.
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2023, 03:02:06 PM »
CLASSIC GREEK PROPAGANDA.

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Re: A world affairs interview with a difference.
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2023, 06:52:06 PM »
CLASSIC GREEK PROPAGANDA.

I expect you are fluent in Greek language and you have listened to to the video too.

Please accept my congadulations.  tiphat
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Re: A world affairs interview with a difference.
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2023, 03:00:42 AM »
I have searched for an English version of the article that Wiz mentions. It is a topic that I know a fair bit about. I wanted to be a geologist as a teenager and managed to drag my parents to many locations. Below is a Wikipedia article that explains rare earth elements.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rare-earth_element

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