How China’s ‘malign influence’ is corroding democracies

How China's 'malign influence' is corroding democracies

The primaries for Taiwan’s forthcoming presidential election are highlighting fears over China’s political influence. Pro-Beijing media are being credited with populist Han Kuo-Yu’s victory to lead the opposition, The Financial… Read more »

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What explains the rise of humans?

What explains the rise of humans?

Seventy thousand years ago, our human ancestors were insignificant animals, just minding their own business in a corner of Africa with all the other animals. But now, few would disagree that humans dominate planet Earth; we've spread to every continent, and our actions determine the fate of other animals (and possibly Earth itself). How did we get from there to here? Historian Yuval Noah Harari suggests a surprising reason for the rise of humanity.

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Latest Huawei ‘Smoking Gun’ Still Doesn’t Prove Global Blackball Effort’s Primary Justification

Latest Huawei 'Smoking Gun' Still Doesn't Prove Global Blackball Effort's Primary Justification

We've noted a few times now how the protectionist assault against Huawei hasn't been supported by much in the way of public evidence. Despite allegations that Huawei helps China spy on Americans wholesale, nobody has actually been able to prove that claim.

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