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Bamboo and Blood: James Church

I have no idea if North Korea is truly like Church displays. I doubt if anyone does. But Church writes so realistically, I have no trouble believing that people such as Inspector O do exist in a society such as Church portrays. Fantastic series.

Confronting authoritarian populism: building collaborations for emancipatory rural resistance by Sergio Coronado

Authoritarian populism is increasingly resisted across the world. Such contestations and expressions of resistance against oppressive authoritarian regimes are being understood as emancipatory rural politics. The Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI) through a conference hosted by ISS on 17 and 18 March 2018 sought to explore the dynamics of authoritarian populism and pathways of resistance. 1,163 more words

Xi Jinping’s grasp on power has captured the West’s attention – now what?

Written by Stanley Rosen.

When China’s Congress voted to repeal constitutional limits on the length of time a Chinese president can stay in office, there were only two “no” votes out of the 2,964 cast on March 10. 838 more words




A large part of the current crisis has to do not with Trump but with the Republican failure to reign in his excesses, which are legion, daily, and deadly to our democracy – or what is left of it with his assaults. 250 more words

Others: Rise of authoritative figures in business and politics

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. The world is in trouble and the corporate world equally so, and it has compelled people to bet on the force of one personality to get it out of difficult times. 805 more words

South Asia Fast Track

The United States is Disgraced and Humiliated on the world stage.......again

Still not “our” President

In a fundraising speech Wednesday, Trump admitted once and for all that he just makes stuff up.

Trump who has racked up more than 2,000 false and misleading claims since being named the winner by the Electoral College. 609 more words