Roberto Lovato is an independent investigative journalist specializing in Latin American geopolitics, internal conflicts and border wars, asylum seekers and the US incarceration of immigrants, the war on drugs and climate change. He is a former research associate at the Center for Latino Policy Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, and a co-founder of the Latino online advocacy organization Presente.org. Earlier he was the executive director of the nation’s largest immigrant rights organization, Central American Resource Center and actively supported refugees and displaced communities during wartime El Salvador. He was also targeted for his efforts. Roberto’s research into post-Katrina migrant exploitation led to a congressional investigation. He is frequent contributor to The Nation, and his work appears in numerous publications including The Guardian, Foreign Policy, Der Spiegel, American Prospect, Mother Jones, Salon and others. He also frequently appears networks such as MSNBC, BBC, CNN, NPR and al-Jazeera. His websites are RobertoLovato.com and Presente.org
Global forecaster Gerald Celente, in the aftermath of the Paris attacks, calls out the mainstream media, political leaders, so-called military experts and candidates in the Presidential Reality Show for failing to see the reasons why terrorism flourishes. Immediately following the Paris attacks, the airwaves were filled with screams for revenge and a doubling down on the fight against “evildoers.” So debased from reality has it become that the crowd at last week’s Presidential Reality Show debate cheered when GOP contender Marco Rubio declared that terrorists “hate us because our girls go to school. They hate us because women drive in the United States.” How ridiculous! Stop invading and destroying other countries. …Later, Celente offers highlights from his heralded Trends Journal, which published this week with contributions from natural healing icon Gary Null, geopolitical powerhouse Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, renowned economist Nomi Prins and many others. And Gary Null joins him on this broadcast to talk geopolitics and a very special upcoming trends and well being retreat in Florida this coming January, “Prepare for 2016.”
Capitalism is by nature based on intense, and often destructive, competition. Not only between capital and labor, but between capitalists themselves. But not all competition is the same. There is competition when the global economic pie is growing; and there is competition when it is stagnating or declining. And in recent months signs are growing that new forms of more …
Capitalism is by nature based on intense, and often destructive, competition. Not only between capital and labor, but between capitalists themselves. But not all competition is the same. There is competition when the global economic pie is growing; and there is competition when it is stagnating or declining. And in recent months signs are growing that new forms of more intense, aggressive inter-capitalist competition are emerging as the global economy continues to slow in general, and even stagnant and slide into recession in a growing number of countries.