China Is Building a New Silk Road to Europe

…And It’s Leaving America Behind Today, 90% of the global container trade still travels by ocean, and that’s what Beijing plans to change. —By Pepe Escobar | Tue Dec. 16, […]

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Dear Readers, Meet the Ticker.

As of this morning, 10 July, 2014, we are in 57 countries!!!   I have been striving to bring important but neglected perhaps stories to a page at Vortex I […]

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Ukraine Coup Brings Russia and China Closer

Washington’s escalating military pressure against both Russia and China is bringing both Eurasian giants into close economic and even military cooperation. The latest indication of this is the signing in recent days of a mammoth natural gas agreement between Beijing and Moscow valued at $400 billion over the next 30-years. The agreement, signed after almost two decades of stalled negotiations, has major geopolitical implications.

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