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Why is the US Media and Foreign Policy Establishment Targeting Russia?

The antagonism towards Russia by U.S. media and foreign policy elites goes far beyond allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. elections. Paul Jay of The Real News interviews
Larry Wilkerson, retired United States Army Colonel and former chief of staff to United States Secretary of State Colin Powell. Wilkerson was the 2009 recipient of the Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence. This hour-long interview goes much further and wider than most on this issue. You won't agree with every idea expressed here, but you will be stimulated by many of them, because Wilkerson is intelligent, learned, and unfettered. I have not previously seen a debate cover so much history and geography. They look at the Middle East, Syria, of course, and at petro-politics and climate change. Russia's motives, attitudes. Bill Clinton's incursion into Georgia. Nazis in Ukraine and US encouragement of them. They look at the rise of China and the one belt road. At the reasons for conflict within Saudi Arabia. And they worry about the United States and MSN beating the war drums for Iran. At the end Wilkerson says what strategic advice he would give Trump, if he had the opportunity. Part of that advice is that America has too many enemies and how Trump might reduce the amount. And, finally, how the US, which is trillions of dollrs in debt, with about 20% of the productivity it had in its heyday, might go about partly sharing with and partly relinquising power to China.

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We have been told lies for DECADES by the greedy, and by 'we' I mean EVERY monetarily sovereign country that has been pressured by the US and where the tentacles of the pathological greed have spread. So this means Canada, the UK, AUSTRALIA, and other countries. All these ISSUE THEIR OWN CURRENCY with almost no constraints, but the 99% have been DUPED with lies so that they did not demand what they SHOULD have had, did not see behind the smokescreen of lies to realize that the pathologically greedy were TAKING THE COUNTRY'S MONEY to enrich themselves, and so on.
One of the MAIN ways they take the country's money is through 'privatization', which actually allows the people running the privatized system to BILL THE GOVT ANY AMOUNT; THEY know the country can issue money with almost no constraints, but the PEOPLE do not know that - yet. However, people like Bill Mitchell (professor of economics, internationally known, from Australia) and other economics professors are helping to EDUCATE us so we can fight the lies.
The 'debt' of the US, for instance, is NOT an actual debt, it is simply our 'national savings account'. We do NOT owe money, we have NOT borrowed from any other country - and neither has Australia.
Look up Bill Mitchell and his blog, or Stephen Hail (both in Australia) for more info. Also, although it is US-based, there are clear presentation (some with Hail and Mitchell) on the youtube channel Deficit Owls. Learn the truth so we can fight EFFECTIVELY. The greedy just laugh and continue their thievery when they realize that we do NOT really know what they have been doing.