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The Democrats/progressives 2020 Part II

BIDEN-SANDERS UNITY TASK FORCE RECOMMENDATIONS The Democrats/progressives 2020 Part I Thomas Friedman: This Should Be Biden’s Bumper Sticker “Respect science, respect nature, respect each other.” It’s the only way to make America great again. It summarizes […]

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South China Sea /2

Why is the South China Sea contentious? China Seas China geopolitical strategy 2019 How COVID-19 Complicates Vietnam’s South China Sea Efforts Vietnam’s big year as the rotating chair of ASEAN has been disrupted, necessitating an alternative […]

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New York Times Topics: Australia ; BBC Australia country profile ; Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) In annual meeting, a new direction for US-Australia alliance Lindsey Ford and Ashley Townshend (Brookings) Whereas the Trump administration envisions a […]

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Coronavirus COVID-19 May 2020

Worldometer coronavirus Coronavirus COVID-19 Jan – April 2020 ‘Vaccine nationalism’: Is it every country for itself? (Reuters) – It’s dog eat dog in the world of COVID-19 vaccines. That’s the fear of global health agencies planning […]

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China: government and governance 2020

China: government and governance 2016-20 China October 2019 How Mainlanders Suffer abroad The very unique challenges that students and newly immigrated Mainland Chinese people suffer in the west… The culture shock of overseas mainlanders and why […]

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