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The AUKUS Deal’s Implications for China
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Partisan politics hurts climate change fight in U.S.
Bill GatesGerard Miller | CNBCIn the United States, fighting climate change is a political issue, and it can't be, according to Bill Gates."Sadly, the U.S. is one of the worst in the issue being partisan in nature, but we need to change that," Gates said in an interview that aired Tuesday during Climate Week NYC.While President Joe Biden has made c...
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On Wikipedia, Gender Bias Is a Problem
Last week, Maggie Dennis, Wikimedia’s vice president of community resilience & sustainability, announced that it had removed seven Chinese nationals as editors on Wikipedia, following a year-long investigation into “the unrecognized group Wikimedians of Mainland China.” The internal investigation by Wikipedia’s parent organization u...
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Biden UN speech: President makes the case for using ‘relentless diplomacy’ instead of military might to solve global crises
And while he didn't single out China as the dominant global threat, he insisted the US would seek to counter rising autocracies while avoiding "a new Cold War."It was an altogether different message from his predecessor, whose mix of isolationism and confrontation caused deep rifts with other nations. Instead, Biden delivered a more traditional add...
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Values ​​and Interests in World Politics — Valdai Club
In this case, the dichotomy between true and false values does not work either. If our previous values turned out to be false (or were declared as such), then why should these others necessarily be true? Here, experiential scepticism plays an important role in the perception of values and their implementation i...
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Geopolitics behind opposition to China’s CPTPP bid
Illustration: Tang Tengfei/Global TimesChina's recent application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has received a negative response from the US, which had originally pushed the free trade treaty as a way to exclude China during the Obama era before abruptly withdrawing from the deal in the ...
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Biden’s U.N. Speech, Texas Abortion Lawsuits, Debt Politics : NPR
RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: President Biden is about to face a bunch of critics who complain that he has broken a promise. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN: America is back. I speak today as President of the United States at the very start of my administration. And I'm sending a clear message to ...
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Australia-US Relations and the US Pivot to Asia
The newly announced nuclear-powered submarine deal and trilateral security partnership between the U.S., the U.K. and Australia is remarkable for the sheer range of regional and subject matter experts needed to make sense of it. Like the proverbial three blind men and the elephant, it means something very different depending on where yo...
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Has China Launched a New Campaign to Reshape Its Culture?
In this episode of the RANE Essential Geopolitics podcast powered by Stratfor, Stratfor Asia Pacific Analyst at RANE Chase Blazek discusses how over the past few months, China has passed new laws related to collecting and using personal information. It has also come down hard on some of the country's leading tech companies and other businesses. And...
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