Caleb Maupin

Wall Street Primitivism: Nicaragua, China, The Middle East & Charlottesville


Wall Street, London, and the Bretton Woods institutions like the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund claim to support development and the eradication of poverty…

New Sanctions on Russia, Gas Profits & The Ghost of Hjalamar Shacht


It may sound almost routine for the US congress to pass sanctions against Russia, Iran, and North Korea, and for the President to sign them into law. However, a great deal of fanfare surrounded the lead up to August 2nd, 2017…

Trump Battles the CIA: The Korea Ban & Bad Signs in the Market


The ban on travel to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is primarily an attack on the people in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. It is a move to further isolate the DPRK, and…

Oil, Qatar, China & The Global Conflict


Oil prices remain below $50 per barrel. Saudi Arabia and its longtime ally Qatar are now clashing. The situation on the Korean Peninsula is intensifying. The USA is being more and more hostile to China, while Venezuela faces…

Lets Face It: Radical Islamists Are Dangerous


It is foolish to think that being raised by parents who have participated in terrorism cannot play a role in influencing a child to eventually become a terrorist. Yet, one of the most important details about the terrorist who killed 22 innocent…

Blasphemy From The White House: What is Behind Trump’s Big Mouth?


Under the new US administration, the ruling order of the country has not drastically changed. Domestically, the rising power of policing agencies alongside cuts in…

US Media & The Terrorists Who Cried Wolf


Right-wing, anti-Iranian figures and media in the United States have begun circulating claims that Iran had violated the JCPOA that resulted from the P5+1 nuclear negotiations, and indeed has a nuclear weapons program. Various…

Syria, Linda Sarsour & The Crisis of Western Discourse


For many people in the west, the traditional political compass seems broken, and “left” and “right” are almost indistinguishable in a confused political mess. The controversy surrounding the Arab-American figure now embraced…

Disarming ISIS Enemies? US “Arms Control” Sanctions Are Deeply Mistaken


The terrorist organization known as ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh is hated across the planet. Its crimes have horrified and shocked people in Iraq, Lebanon, France, and the United States. However, no people have suffered more from…

Korean Crisis Ahead? A Growing Tinderbox in the South


As the first military hardware associated with the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, commonly called THAAD, arrives in the southern region of the Korean Peninsula, the tensions around and within the  region seem to be escalating…

American Media Hacking “Fake News” About North Korea


US Media continues its campaign against “fake news,” urging people to only listen to mainstream, pro-western capitalist news sources, despite their documented record of factual inaccuracies…

Executive Orders & Airport Protests: Trump Clashes With The CIA


Trump signed an executive order. Airports filled up with protesters. The media screamed about a Muslim ban. Federal Judges intervened. Anger and chaos erupted. What is actually going on? The answers…

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