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Social media, society and technology 2017 –

How Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony lurched from easy ride to headache Facebook founder was lost for words as representatives asked questions about user tracking (The Guardian) As Mark Zuckerberg left Congress on Tuesday after testifying to the […]

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Europe & EU 2017-2018

The EU countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the […]

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China geopolitical strategy

See also China Seas Quartz: China in Africa 28 March Is China’s Belt and Road working? A progress report from eight countries Beijing’s infrastructure push clouded by project delays and mounting debt For countries needing infrastructure, […]

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The Russia probe

See also: Robert Mueller III, Special Counsel “A Target, Not a Witness”: Will Trump’s Legal B-Team Collapse Before Mueller? The president’s struggle to recruit experienced lawyers could mask more ominous concerns. “As far as I can […]

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Trump administration: U.S. Economy 2017-18 Chapter II

Economic Policymaking in the Age of Trump By 2006 Nobel Laureate Edmund S. Phelps For decades, America has suffered from a long-run productivity slowdown that has sapped the economy of its former dynamism, and left median […]

Canada: PM Justin Trudeau
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Canada: government & governance 2017 Canada-U.S. 2015-17 Canada: Liberal Party and Justin Trudeau 2015 Inside Trudea ...
Wednesday Night 1885
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Who among us has not seen “The Graduate” and does not remember one of the most quoted lines (actually, only ...
Global Economy & Trade
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WTO 2012-2015 More on Trade & Tariffs 11 April IMF boss says world trade system in danger of being torn apart Lagard ...
World of Waste and Imbalance
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22 April The theme of Earth Day 2018 is End Plastic Pollution. “Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the infor ...