Author: The Automatic Earth

Trump Talks To Putin. But How?

Trump Talks To Putin. But How? by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth If you ask me, this is brilliant, but I know you’re not asking me. Still, what I’m reading today is genius. That is, Donald Trump and his...

Do or Daesh

Do or Daesh by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth An article from long term Automatic Earth contributor Alexander Aston, who feels very strongly about the topic. Personally, I have many more questions left. It’s easy to say Trump abandoned...

Who’s Afraid of Whom?

Who’s Afraid of Whom? by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth Man, I want to get away from US (and UK) politics, it’s too depressing and I’ve already covered it so much. But I keep getting drawn back in by...

Inquirygate

Inquirygate by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth It took just 4 months after the deplorably failed Mueller probe of alleged Trump links to Russia, for the Democrats to raise the next -faded- red flag, Ukraine. And they do so...

Desperate Democrats Dig Deep

Desperate Democrats Dig Deep by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth Earlier today, I wrote: “What is an impeachable offense? Turns out, it’s anything the Democrats can get enough votes for.” And I realize saying that gets rid of...

No Quid Pro Quo Imbroglio

No Quid Pro Quo Imbroglio by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth US Democrats and MSM are running down a blind alley, telling themselves there’s light at the end. It has become a mass delusion. For the largest part, it...

The Will of the People

The Will of the People by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth No, I don’t want to talk about last night’s US Democrats’ debate. That’s just lousy comedy. But I’ll admit I’m happy to see Tulsi Gabbard demolished DNC favorite...

Assange, Varoufakis, Brexit

Assange, Varoufakis, Brexit by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth A friend of mine here in Athens, Greece, named Wayne Hall, who’s of Australian descent but moved here at about the time Napoleon headed for St. Petersburg, and works as...

Hong King Kong

Hong King Kong by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth Of course the notion of addressing Hong Kong has been in my mind for a while, but it’s a bit of a moving target: things change all the time, and...

Globalization Just Peaked

Globalization Just Peaked by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth In Jackson Hole on Friday, Bank of England’s outgoing governor Mark Carney talked about a Synthetic Hegemonic Currency (SHC) that the world ‘must’ create, and I thought: that sounds as...

It Wasn’t About Epstein Anymore

It Wasn’t About Epstein Anymore by Raúl Ilargi Meijer for The Automatic Earth My first thought after reading about Jeffrey Epstein’s so-called suicide is: let it go, watch a movie instead, or go out to dinner. But a suicide of someone...