COLLINS – The elephant in the room

Could China be the saving grace? (Image: StockSnap/ Les Anderson)

WORLD TENSIONS probably haven’t been this great in a while.

While North Korea is sending out coded transmission signals to their troops, and trying hard to show us they have the strength to be a nuclear force, we have President Trump sending aircraft carriers closer to North Korea’s shores, ostensibly to protect South Korea, and we have Vladimir Putin rattling sabres in the Middle East, trying hard to get his dibs in on the action as well.

Most of this has happened before, but right now we have three power-hungry forces waving their flags and their threats, all trying to be the next big thing.

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1 Comment on COLLINS – The elephant in the room

  1. The world economy is stagnant but the high priests of finance (and lesser minions) continue to ring the bell of “economic growth”…you need to ask yourself, what got the world out of the depression?
    Sad but ultimately the truth…capitalism needs war to continue.

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