Where others see a malevolent, conniving government leadership scrupulously implementing a master plan for global domination, I see a terrified cadre that is instituting a political and information lockdown in the hope of preventing China’s inevitable return to its historical mean of civil collapse.
12 days ago by Chipit to /s/WorldNews from (zeihan.com)
Life After Trump, Part IV: Building a Better Democrat…Maybe - Zeihan on Geopolitics. For those of you who consider yourself Democrats…weeeell, let’s start with the bad, move on to the worse, and end with a likely post-Trump path that most of you are going to absolutely, positively loathe.
1 month ago by Chipit to /s/politics from (zeihan.com)
The 2020 Elections and Beyond - Zeihan on Geopolitics. I had the opportunity to meet Biden shortly after the Obama administration ended and my first thought was “Wow. He might…he might have dementia. It’s a good thing he didn’t run for president.”
5 months ago by Chipit to /s/politics from (zeihan.com)
US Ambassador Branstad sees no hope for an improvement in the bilateral relationship and the fault lies with Beijing. Chairman Xi has been–personally, directly, intentionally and repeatedly–lying to the Trump administration for years on issues both economic and strategic.
5 months ago by Chipit to /s/WorldPolitics from (zeihan.com)
Waking Up to Reality in the Middle East - Zeihan on Geopolitics. For the Emiratis in specific and the Gulfies in general, the Americans’ past-the-point-of-no-return departure conjures up multiple, reinforcing disasters.
6 months ago by Chipit to /s/WorldPolitics from (zeihan.com)
The State Of The Pandemic: The Persian Gulf
8 months ago by Chipit to /s/WorldNews from (zeihan.com)
The State of the Pandemic: East Asia
A Failure of Leadership, Part III: The Beginning of the End of China. The Chinese are intentionally torching their diplomatic relationships with the wider world. The question is why?
9 months ago by Chipit to /s/WorldNews from (zeihan.com)
What Wuhan virus means for the future of agriculture. "With US transport demand unlikely to recover this year, we’re looking at gross global corn oversupply with the expected downward pressure on corn prices."
10 months ago by Chipit to /s/news from (zeihan.com)
China’s Energy Gauntlet and the Future of Oil. Extended periods of low prices will destroy the productive capacity of many oil exporters, removing them from the market for years. By far the largest loser will be China.
10 months ago by Chipit to /s/collapse from (zeihan.com)
Coronavirus: The Developing World Guide
11 months ago by Chipit to /s/Coronavirus from (zeihan.com)
We chose to have the coronavirus recession. The nature of this recession makes it no less serious, but it does mean any changes to America’s underlying economic structure are unlikely to be as disruptive or long-lasting as a financial recession would be.
11 months ago by Chipit to /s/finance from (zeihan.com)
Coronavirus, the Europe Guide. This is the end of the European economic and social model, and it risks being the end of “Europe” as an entity. Many Europeans already resent Germans’ unwillingness to share. Imagine how refusal to share medical equipment will go over once the death toll gets scary.
11 months ago by Chipit to /s/Europe from (zeihan.com)
The world's oil and gas production areas. This is the entire world's supply of energy.
11 months ago by Chipit to /s/maps from (zeihan.com)
The change in agricultural activity in Africa from 1950-2000.
The terrain and navigable rivers of China. They have a ton of useless land and not many nice rivers to transport products.
China's energy gauntlet. What the world looks like when you're China and have to import almost all of your energy.
12 months ago by Chipit to /s/maps from (zeihan.com)
American agriculture vs. the competition. The USA is the Saudi Arabia of food, and this isn't going to change any time soon.
A collection of very interesting maps from Peter Zeihan's book Disunited Nations. Maps can be seen in color and in higher resolution. Click an image to view in high resolution.
Increase in life expectancy at birth from 1950 to 2015. It highlights just how much the world has benefited from America, and how stupid it is for people to shit all over us.
The “Gift” of Coronavirus. Coronavirus may be the most *positive* thing that’s happened to the global economy in recent years.
12 months ago by Chipit to /s/news from (zeihan.com)
"In scenario 2, We then have a face-off between Sanders, who rallies against money in politics and institutional interests committed to “stealing” the nomination, and Bloomberg, who is only a contender because of the money he’s put into politics and who in essence is looking to steal the nomination"
1 year ago by Chipit to /s/politics from (zeihan.com)
Zeihan on coronavirus: "The now three-year-old trend of relocating manufacturing out of mainland China to locations with cheaper labor, more skilled labor, better resource access, better consumer access, and/or less political risk just got an incredible shot in the arm."
1 year ago by Chipit to /s/news from (zeihan.com)
Peter Zeihan's take on the recent events in Iran: "It isn’t every day you can say a missile strike means things are calming down, but hey, it’s the Middle East. The rules are different."
1 year ago by Chipit to /s/WorldPolitics from (zeihan.com)
Another Round in the Middle East? Zeihan analyzes the recent brouhaha with Iran.
1 year ago by Chipit to /s/WorldNews from (zeihan.com)
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