The latest clash on the China – India border has journalists agog and geopolitical experts aflutter with speculation. Most agree that it means we need to spend still more on lavish modern weapons. Here William Lind debunks this nonsense.
We know we are in the last phase of the epidemic because the propaganda barrage begins as powerful forces work to exploit it for their political ends. Much depends on whether we choose to be gullible or skeptical.
Industrial revolutions are not one big event. They are many incremental changes with giant effects. Wars and pandemics often accelerate them, changing society unexpectedly with fantastic speed. The shift to working at home is one such change, forced by COVID-19 – changing everything.
While COVID-19 spreads across American, many scream for a third month that China lies about its numbers. Meanwhile, China begins restarting its society. Our pride prevented us from learning from China’s success against COVID-19. Will we learn from China’s restart?