Tag Archives: United States

To Secede or Not to Secede: Learning from Catalonia

When is it appropriate for a region of a larger geopolitical entity to secede? And what criteria should be used to decide the legitimacy of a secession bid?

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Russia in the American Mind

Russia has been stigmatized as ghoul no. 2 in the American chamber of horrors. That is an act of escapism that conveniently removes China from much-needed public attention.

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Disinformation Campaigns and Public Mistrust

Disinformation needs to be tackled by a troika – individual members of the public, the social media companies and governments.

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The Republican Crime Syndicate Takes Control

The Republican Party has become a Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO). As with other criminal organizations, its purpose is to rape, pillage and plunder America.

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Will Trump’s Tax Victory Lead to Historic Defeat?

The U.S. government already spends less on education and science than at almost any other time in history. Trump’s tax plan will cut those investments even lower.

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Trump’s Playing Loose with the Law: A Global Perspective

Trump might seem pro-business, but he could do great harm to U.S. corporations and their worldwide interests.

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Russia Connection: Is Trump Having Sleepless Nights?

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is determined to go after Washington’s dark money pools.

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Thailand: Southeast Asia’s Buffer Country

How Thailand avoided European colonization.

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When Boeing, AT&T, Verizon, GE, HP and Apple Fall Like Dominoes

Will hollowed-out US “blue-chip” companies form the core of the next subprime crisis?

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What Comes After the Second Gilded Age?

Stagnation and inequality could lead to a Second Progressive Era in the United States – or something far more dangerous instead.

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