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Trying to Understand the World

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Trying to Understand...
The Rise of Extractive Politics It's about having small expectations.
3 days ago
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Into the Waste Land Nothing connects.
2 weeks ago
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War Is Complicated. And not just the fighting bit.
a month ago
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Let's Hear It For The "Underlying Causes." Here's the answer. What was the question again?
a month ago
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Teach Your Children .... Not to be afraid of moral relativism.
a month ago
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Honesty: What's In It For Me? First, do lots of harm.
3 weeks ago
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Their Enemies The Russians But what about the rest of us?
2 months ago
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If We Had More Than a Hammer ... We might not be in this mess.
a month ago
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Macron is Safe for the Moment But the future worries me.
a month ago
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How About a Victory for the Left Occasionally? Here are a few modest ideas.
3 months ago
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The Threat of Back to Normal Global power has always been distributed.
2 months ago
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Let's Be Enemies Since it seems to be the fashion these days.
2 months ago
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We Are All Civilisational States It's just that some people don't realise it.
a week ago
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They Say They Want Rearmament .... We-ell, you know ....
4 months ago
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Understanding What's Happening in France. The kinetic phase may come next.
2 months ago
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No Cheers for Authoritarianism Remind me what it was, exactly ....
4 months ago
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The West is Weak Where it Matters ... ...and some of the consequences are not obvious.
4 months ago
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Everything is (Somewhat) Connected. But some things are more connected than others.
4 months ago
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The Year's Midnight. Kindness can be a revolutionary act.
5 months ago
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And Now for Something Completely Different. Am I me? Are You you? ?
4 months ago
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In Praise of the Preterite Or, why you should read "Gravity’s Rainbow" fifty years later.
3 months ago
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Will it Bend or Will it Break? The international system, that is.
3 months ago
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Ukraine and the end of "Europe." Nation-states were the problem: supranationality was not the answer.
5 months ago
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It's War, Josep, But Not As We Know It Trying to understand what Ukraine is all about.
6 months ago
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You And Whose Army? NATO would do well to stay out of Ukraine.
3 months ago
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Peter Pan goes to Ukraine Some people never grow up.
5 months ago
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Russia/Ukraine is not a sports competition. Victory in war requires a bit of thought.
4 months ago
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Don't Give Peace Too Many Chances. Nothing is more dangerous than a flawed peace treaty.
6 months ago