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Digital Fascism Rising?
October 19th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Dirk Helbing

Can we still stop a world of technological totalitarianism?

Can we still stop a world of technological totalitarianism?

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Burying Air Berlin: The Curious World of French Pragmatism, German Statism
October 18th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Stephan Richter

The loser in the Air Berlin game, as the government played it, are Germany’s citizens, consumers and air travelers.

The loser in the Air Berlin game, as the government played it, are Germany’s citizens, consumers and air travelers.

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Social Media in China: The Great Distraction
October 18th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Andrés Ortega

Worried about social media helping to create popular movements, China runs an elaborate system of censorship and manipulation.

Worried about social media helping to create popular movements, China runs an elaborate system of censorship and manipulation.

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One Final Offer From the EU to the UK
October 16th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Paul Goldschmidt

As there are no “good” solutions to the Brexit conundrum, it’s time to focus on the practicality of the least “bad” one.

As there are no “good” solutions to the Brexit conundrum, it’s time to focus on the practicality of the least “bad” one.

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Quo Vadis, China?
October 15th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Agnieszka Gehringer and Norbert F. Tofall

Under Xi Jinping, will China opt for a “new totalitarianism,” the current “hard authoritarianism,” turn back to a sort of “soft authoritarianism” or move toward a “semi-democracy”?

Under Xi Jinping, will China opt for a “new totalitarianism,” the current “hard authoritarianism,” turn back to a sort of “soft authoritarianism” or move toward a “semi-democracy”?

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Can Technology Facilitate Democracy? The Case of India
October 15th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Arun Maira

Technology might help countries like India with government services, but it’s no silver bullet for the business of governance.

Technology might help countries like India with government services, but it’s no silver bullet for the business of governance.

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Make a Life, Not Just a Living!
October 13th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Gurcharan Das

Passionate, self-forgetting work is the secret of happiness as well as of making a life.

Passionate, self-forgetting work is the secret of happiness as well as of making a life.

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The American Un-Society
October 12th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Stephan Richter

The Las Vegas massacre has exposed that the idea of the existence of an American “society” is increasingly becoming pure fiction.

The Las Vegas massacre has exposed that the idea of the existence of an American “society” is increasingly becoming pure fiction.

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From Land to Sea: Plastic Trash as Far as the Eye Can See
October 11th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By The Globalist

Millions of tons of plastics end up in landfills and oceans each year.

Millions of tons of plastics end up in landfills and oceans each year.

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Plastic Consumption: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
October 11th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By The Globalist

Plastics have been both a gift and a curse from an environmental standpoint

Plastics have been both a gift and a curse from an environmental standpoint

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Plastic Waste: The World Makes, China Takes
October 11th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By The Globalist

China now imports a majority of the world’s annual waste plastic.

China now imports a majority of the world’s annual waste plastic.

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Ending Inequality Between Countries: Not By Trade Alone
October 10th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Branko Milanovic

Is a world of approximately equal country incomes really possible to envisage any time soon?

Is a world of approximately equal country incomes really possible to envisage any time soon?

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Catalonia: First Signs of a Return to Reason?
October 9th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Holger Schmieding

Reviving the autonomy deal that foundered in Spain’s constitutional court back in 2010 would find the support of the majority of Spaniards, including the Catalans.

Reviving the autonomy deal that foundered in Spain’s constitutional court back in 2010 would find the support of the majority of Spaniards, including the Catalans.

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Annulling the Iran Deal: A Dangerous Strategic Mistake
October 8th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Alon Ben-Meir

Trump rendering the Iran deal null and void will irreparably undermine America’s global, moral and political leadership.

Trump rendering the Iran deal null and void will irreparably undermine America’s global, moral and political leadership.

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The Saudi Paper Tiger
October 7th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By James M. Dorsey

Far from dominant, Saudi Arabia’s future in the Middle East is that of a second fiddle state.

Far from dominant, Saudi Arabia’s future in the Middle East is that of a second fiddle state.

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Striding Tall: US Vs. USSR
October 6th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By The Globalist

Did the capitalist United States or the communist Soviet Union experience faster height increases?

Did the capitalist United States or the communist Soviet Union experience faster height increases?

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Denmark: A Head and Shoulders Above
October 6th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By The Globalist

How tall is the tallest national population in the world?

How tall is the tallest national population in the world?

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A Great Leap Upward?
October 6th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By The Globalist

In the 20th century, Southern Europe and China experienced height increases along with economic development.

In the 20th century, Southern Europe and China experienced height increases along with economic development.

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Battling for Independence: Small States Stake Their Claim
October 5th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By James M. Dorsey

Beyond the present efforts in Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan: How do the strategies of existing small states Singapore, the UAE and Qatar compare?

Beyond the present efforts in Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan: How do the strategies of existing small states Singapore, the UAE and Qatar compare?

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China’s Biggest Political Summit
October 4th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Tom Clifford

For all of China's active global summitry, the most complex diplomatic exercise is entirely domestic – the CCP's Party Congress, held every five years.

For all of China's active global summitry, the most complex diplomatic exercise is entirely domestic – the CCP's Party Congress, held every five years.

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