Nations always compete with one another. But, their goals need not involve wars — welcome to the new world of trade competition, the new geopolitics!
Nathan Robinson, in Current Affairs, has covered the same ground as my last post here, Avi Loeb’s Extraterrestrial. Nathan is a gifted writer and journalist. Hats off! Anyway, if you read my post, “Do We Care If We Are Alone?, ” you may be interested in this: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2021/05/were-not-alone-in-the-universe?fbclid=IwAR3-3deXeN8gHH2BRNPw60VnW1qL2uq-iXl-R4rV5dYWlx1BADuS7dw3838
Published August 22, 2019 in Warp & Woof The Center Cannot Hold A Primer for 21st Century Political Labels William Sundwick Left and Right. It all started in 1789 with Louis XVI and his National Assembly. The body was reaction to the revolution that year, and the storming of the Bastille. The king knew heContinue reading “The Center Cannot Hold”
Published April 19, 2019 in Warp & Woof Green New Deal Where Did it Come From? Where Is it Going? William Sundwick The Green New Deal was not invented by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Although it was introduced by her and Sen. Ed Markey as a pair of resolutions in the 116thContinue reading “Green New Deal”
Published June 4, 2018 in Warp & Woof American Politics for the 21st Century Making the Old New Again William Sundwick Something has happened to the American political order in the last few years – both before and since the last Presidential election. Neither major political party is “your father’s” Democratic or Republican Party. PartisansContinue reading “American Politics for the 21st Century”
Published March 8, 2018 in Warp & Woof Cognitive Revolution to Homo Deus Yuval Harari’s View of History William Sundwick Inspired by Jared Diamond’s 1997 best seller Guns, Germs, and Steel, 35-year-old Israeli history professor Yuval Noah Hararipublished his first book, Sapiens, a brief history of Humankind (2011 in Hebrew, English edition 2014). He,Continue reading “Cognitive Revolution to Homo Deus”
Read, and absorb message. Some facts a little questionable, but thrust remains on target. The future belongs to the left!