The Daily Brief 2022-01-09


This daily summary contains 2 articles about; {article_tags} in the following categories; Eurasia, Headline-News, Kazakhstan, Anglo-5, United-States.

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Steppe on Fire: Kazakhstan’s Color Revolution

Published 2022-01-09 23:59:18 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Kazakhstan

By Pepe Escobar Maidan in Almaty? Oh yeah. But it’s complicated. So is that much fear and loathing all about gas? Not really. Kazakhstan was rocked into chaos virtually overnight, in principle, because of the doubling of prices for liquefied gas, which reached the (Russian) equivalent of 20 rubles per liter (compare it to an average of 30 rubles in Russia itself). That was the spark for nationwide protests spanning every latitude from top business hub Almaty to the Caspian Sea ports of Aktau and Atyrau and even the capital Nur-Sultan, formerly Astana. The central government was forced to roll… Continue ->


Ted Rall’s Constitutional Ignorance, Imminent USA Civil War & Other Hype

Published 2022-01-09 19:05:50 by Ronald Thomas West in Anglo-5, Headline-News, United-States

From December 2021 into January 2022, the propaganda prigs have been busy on all surfaces of the geopolitical dodecahedron. There’s no chance getting through the whole of it (not even close) but we can peek at the psyops, manipulation of otherwise intelligent people, related history of corruption and the artificially created, deceptive incentives to infighting and destabilizing one’s enemies in a few ways almost no one else will look at. One would like to see through the whole of it but the picture is so mixed, it defies short description. What in fact seems to be emerging is, when the… Continue ->


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