Geo-economics defines itself in two ways: One is the use of the economy to gain geographical or territorial advantages. Second is the use of geographical location to achieve your economic objectives.
It’s impossible to understand the finer points of what’s happening on the ground in Russia and across Eurasia, business-wise, without following the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Rapidly changing geopolitics are having a deep impact on this Region. Nations are aligning their interests, partners, foes, and friends.
Calling upon Aristotle as well as medieval and early Protestant Christianity, he condemns the institution of finance for what it was known but 300 years ago: the sin of extortion and usury. This parasitic vampire of labor, as Marx called it, is the pure form of capital which Chad targets as the most concrete economic realization of Oil. Not only is a life of finance in banking, but also in investing such as stocks, and capital investments in production not possible without the ground of oil, but they also are manifestations of the logic of Oil in the pursuit of explosive profits and endless surplus growth.