Stratfor on China’s political scandal (it’s bigger and more interesting than ours)

Guo Wengui

As American politics has become dominated by scandals, real and imagined, China has a real scandal. All the key elements of modern China have collided -- its technology, its new business tycoons, the Party, and its people's aspirations for control. While there is little doubt about the outcome, the path to get there will reveal … Continue reading Stratfor on China’s political scandal (it’s bigger and more interesting than ours)

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The complaints about Special Prosecutor Muller are exciting, important, and revealing

Office of the Special Counsel leaking

Summary: Special Prosecutor Mueller's office is accused of leaking information about the investigation of Team Trump. It's a charge worth considering because it reveals so much about our government and the people responsible for its problems. "The further a society drifts from truth, the more it will hate those who speak it." --- Fake quote attributed … Continue reading The complaints about Special Prosecutor Muller are exciting, important, and revealing

Movies show the hidden truth about romance & marriage: they’re dying

Romance

Summary:  Films show us how romance is changing in America. It's a fundamental aspect of our society. This change is like plate tectonics: irresistible but indivisible unless looked for. Romance is a social construct that has changed over time. Medieval romances were often between a knight and his Lord's wife. Society changed, and the nuclear … Continue reading Movies show the hidden truth about romance & marriage: they’re dying