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The subtle siege: How China could blockade Taiwan

Guest post by Paul Dabrowa You wake up in July 2025 to headlines blaring across every news outlet: “China invades Taiwan with coast guard fleet.” The images are striking—Chinese coast guard ships, flanked by a formidable array of maritime militia vessels, are seen enforcing a de facto blockade around Taiwan. The airwaves are filled with […]

In the Blind Spot (They know we know they lie)

  SNEAK PEEK — Izzy argues that economic reform of the Western economy won’t work without Glasnost. — Markets need to start thinking about how a power vacuum in both France and the United States could open the door to martial law. — Dario explains what’s been happening in Kenya this week, and how it […]