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Is the West Quietly Initiating Russian Sanctions Theatre?

Well looky here. The United Kingdom imported around £200mn worth of Russian oil since March, according to the Sunday Times. Much of that sanctions-circumventing oil was transferred into British ports as a result of Russian ships carrying out ship-to-ship transfers at sea to conceal their port of origin. The cargoes were then declared as originating […]

Leaked ‘Zoom Call’ Show Notes: Erik Townsend

In this one-off special edition, the Leaked Lunch podcast becomes the Leaked Zoom call podcast to overcome the geographic challenges of interviewing Erik Townsend of Macro Voices. We discuss everything from selective bias in the media and market structure issues to resource challenges and how media corruption really works. The conversation was recorded on November 22. Brought to you […]