The Art of Power Maintenance How Western States Keep the Lead in Global Organizations Robert Wade Is the United States really losing power to developing countries, even China? This political scientist says the West’s power, led by the United States, is still preeminent. He presents five case studies to make his point. (see attached .pdf) Headline: China and Brazil Ditch Dollar So Long, Yankees! China And Brazil Ditch US Dollar In Trade Deal Before BRICS Summit What is to become of the Dollar as Brazil, Russia, India, China, and S. Africa unite to form a "new" bank collective and enter trade agreements? Don't be fooled. It's a well planned attempt to alter the economics of the global stage. Read the .Pdf attached below to learn more. And it all leads to this: And the "right people" will definitely be placed, that's a certainty. Look for plenty more on this subject, since global economics will dictate how much of the happenings in the world will take place. And do not be confused, we are talking about very powerful entities, each vying for supremacy and legitimacy without restraint. It becomes a mixed kettle of greedy banking cartels and corrupt politics, all centered around globalization. Do not trust the governments of the world, do not buy their stories. As long as the few elites at the top of the corporate pyramid structure benefit, national sovereignty means very little.