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Pandemium

In 2009, the Argentine Julián Alterini made a short documentary titled Operation Pandemic, which became very "viral" because, using journalistic and statistical data, it called into question the global alarm due to the outbreak of the swine flu A-H1N1 . As is the case with the coronavirus today, eleven years ago a wave of terror swept the world that did not seem very consistent with the actual data on fatality. He stressed that of the more than 7 million deaths predicted by the World Health Organization, the final balance was 18. The audiovisual wondered what is behind this alarm? Then he warned what was later evident to everyone: the relationship between the WHO consultants and the pharmaceutical companies that manufacture the drugs recommended by that entity to combat the pandemic.

Governments across the planet spent billions of dollars to supply the suggested reserves of these drugs. All this happened in the midst of the great world economic crisis (2008-2010). These are large capital movements in the midst of an environment of uncertainty. Economic analysts have been announcing a new recession for at least two years, given that in the decade that has just ended, large financial bubbles have formed in the technological and energy sectors (shale oil) that are close to exploding. In fact, the coronavirus alarm sparked dramatic stock movements worldwide and coincided with the collapse in oil prices.

Economic analyst Luis Chambers said this week that "China could seize this situation of falling prices to re-supply oil at cheaper prices and be able to boost and reactivate economic activity once the coronavirus emergency is over." The same is true for India and basically the big economies will benefit.

The chaos generated by a state of global shock allows for readjustment movements in the big industries: energy, pharmaceutical, military, financial.

Pandemonium means "the place of all demons" and refers to chaotic settings. We are living a moment of capital rearrangement that will generate the new conditions of the world geopolitical board.

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