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China’s Belt And Road Plan To Reshape The International Order: …the West may find itself out-competed in three different areas: First, it may find itself displaced in terms of the norms of international relations and development. Second, the economic infrastructure of development itself may be increasingly under Chinese political control. Finally, the sorts of deals

What the Hell is Going on in the World? LINKS 01/29/18

    MYSTERIES This piece is a little old (from last spring) but interesting: Cicada 3301: The Mysterious Recruiting of the Intellectual Elite. Cicada 3301 is ultimately a think tank. They do no advocate illegal activities, nor do they involve themselves in hacking of any kind. The group is exclusively dedicated to researching and developing

What the Hell is Going On in the World? LINKS 01/04/18

  ACADEMIA Portland State University professor Bruce Gilley discusses how many academics and scholars reacted to his paper “The Case for Colonialism”: …it was the intellectual vacuity of the mobs that surprised, and discouraged. The colonial encounter was huge, epochal, varied and complex. To reduce it to a bumper sticker is worse than wrong, it is

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A roundup of wintry images from Twitter. The Darkening 📷Narikka Photography pic.twitter.com/ZQBvp1MsOR — AnnaBelle (@ab_tully) December 12, 2017 Night pic.twitter.com/4Y8278yqTg — wongsusie (@withnomoney) December 22, 2017 pic.twitter.com/JhNi9xNaNk — Lou Beach (@XActo11) December 23, 2017