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China’s (soft) deficit: What ideas does the rising power offer the world?

“While America has ‘liberty’ and Europe has ‘liberty, equality and fraternity’, China lacks comparable values capable of moving peoples’ hearts and minds.”
Qiu Zhenghai

International student exchanges are a good way to spread ideas, values and norms across geographic borders. 1,059 more words

Message from Economic Forum in Davos: Privacy is Dead.

Commercial interests and governments’ intelligence apparatus want privacy to be dead. However, privacy only gets murdered if people allow that and if they don’t fight every attempted incursion and theft. 686 more words

The strength and weakness of American "soft power" and "cultural Comintern"

Constantin Semin

December 15, 2014

Joseph Nye, a Harvard professor, who owns the patent on the “soft power” term, recently published an article about Russian “soft power”, more precisely about its absence. 883 more words