The Cognitive Age, David Brooks
May 2, 2008, 1 Comment

The globalization paradigm has led, in the political arena, to a certain historical narrative: There were once nation-st ...

Postscript to #1373 – Kurdistan
May 1, 2008, No Comments

PJAK told to stop cross border attacks on Iran (Press TV – Iran) The semi-autonomous Kurdish government of Iraq ha ...

Is America in Decline?
April 28, 2008, No Comments

Foreign Affairs, May-June 2008 issue The era of U.S. hegemony is coming to an end and other powers are rising. In this i ...

The Olympic Protest Primer
April 22, 2008, 1 Comment

An Xin (a Canadian ex-pat in Beijing) writes: So much of what is happening here now feels like a kind of déja vu. Once ...

China’s finance policy
April 18, 2008, No Comments

18 April 2008 PBOC chief says China’s reserve growth ‘not desirable’ By Taimur Ahmad (Emerging Markets) -Zhou Xiao ...

Andrea Mandel Campbell
April 18, 2008, No Comments

April 22, 2008 We sympathize with Andrea’s argument, however must point out that we also believe that William Mars ...

Wednesday Night #1363
April 16, 2008, 1 Comment

First, we would draw your attention to last Wednesday’s discussion of China, Tibet & the Olympics – a nu ...

China, Olympics & Politics – Opinions
April 11, 2008, No Comments

April 11 Gwynne Dyer: Controversial flame has never burned brightly (New Zealand Herald) What’s actually colliding ...

China, Beijing Olympics
April 8, 2008, 3 Comments

 See also Tibet and The Olympic Protest Primer April 24 China to clear out students, refugees before Olympics Beijing & ...

Demands for crackdown on biofuels scam
April 5, 2008, No Comments

More on Biofuels April 05, 2008 Scammers see green dollars Scam artists can smell a fad. They feed on naive enthusiasm. ...