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  • Ralph Humphrey
    Here is an update about the situation in Afghanistan from the Daily Mail. Apparently, the Afghan...
    China and Russia prepare to accept Taliban rule of Afghanistan: Beijing officials pose with leaders of militants and Kremlin has 'no plans' to evacuate its embassy due to 'good relations' https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9895753/China-Russia-prepare-accept-Taliban-rule-Afghanistan.html * China, Russia, Pakistan and Turkey all appear set to formally recognise Taliban rule in Afghanistan  * Most global powers are reluctant to recognise the rule of terror group overthrown by allied force…
    Ralph Humphrey 1 view 4 comments Most recent by john_c Real Vision
  • Ralph Humphrey
    George Soros has opinions, and he is not afraid to share them. In this op-ed, Soros offers his o...
    Xi’s Dictatorship Threatens the Chinese State By George Soros Aug. 13, 2021 5:12 pm ET In his quest for personal power, he’s rejected Deng Xiaoping’s economic reform path and turned the Communist Party into an assemblage of yes-men. https://www.wsj.com/articles/xi-jinping-deng-xiaoping-dictatorship-ant-didi-economy-communist-party-beijing-authoritarian-11628885076 Xi Jinping, the ruler of China, suffers from several internal inconsistencies which greatly reduce the cohesion and effectiv…
    Ralph Humphrey 1 view 4 comments Most recent by dean_w Real Vision
  • Ralph Humphrey
    What are the odds that Afghanistan falls to the Taliban. China, Pakistan, and other regional pla...
    What are the odds that Afghanistan falls to the Taliban. China, Pakistan, and other regional players are drawn in and ripple effects are felt throughout the world?
    Answered Ralph Humphrey 1 view 1 comment Most recent by sam_c Real Vision
  • Ralph Humphrey
    This is hilarious. Now maybe Russian cola can be called Coke, and pleather can be called leather.
    French imports made in Champagne must now be labeled as "sparkling wine" in Russia.   https://www.foodandwine.com/news/russia-champagne-law-sparkling-wine-label By Mike Pomranz July 06, 2021 At the risk of oversimplifying generations of geopolitics, Russia has always been a bit of a rabble-rouser. Sometimes, those actions have serious ramifications — like when Russia annexed Crimea in 2014 against the will of the international community. But other times, Russia seems to be acting …
    Ralph Humphrey 2 views 6 comments Most recent by christopher_m Real Vision
  • Seth Dingle
    The Fourth Turning
    I've been trying to read THE FOURTH TURNING because so many people, @Raoul Pal included, bring it up because of it's relevancy in the current world. Honestly, I've had a tough time reading it, it gets really slow and dense to me at times. I even downloaded the audio book hoping I could power thru it while driving/excercising but I keep zoning out. Anyway, I found today that Grant Williams did a three-part series last year with Neil Howe (one of the authors) and it is wonderful as is most of Gra…
    Seth Dingle 2 views 3 comments Most recent by Matt Jacobs Real Vision
  • Raoul Pal
    This is the value of The Exchange.... INCREDIBLE!
    Two Real Vision members made this really useful, insightful and well done video together. Definitely worth your time. @John Fadool is a true expert and JS did a brilliant job conduction the interview. Bravo guys! https://exchange.realvision.com/post/election-politics-and-markets-5fab64b8f99be4059465a123
    Raoul Pal 3 views 1 comment Most recent by Weston Nakamura Real Vision