Tag Archives: 2021

Emerging voices from choked society

Since the Covid outbreak, China has done everything possible to limit the damage to the population, but their draconian measures are quietly starting to turn against the government’s policies. Continue reading

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Putin plays dangerous poker game

The standoff in eastern Ukraine is the most tense since Russian-backed forces took control of parts of the country in 2014. Now President Vladimir Putin appears to be threatening the region once more. Continue reading

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The world on the very brink of conflict

In the years that Trump was president of the United States there were moments that lots of people looked very cautious about what that man would do in his rashness. After the Cold War the threat of war did not … Continue reading

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One year ago a sacred place was attacked

All over the world people look up to what they think is a good example of how a nation can grow to such a big nation as the United Nation, where for years one is trying to build up a … Continue reading

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2021-2022 China overtaking U.S.A. and an emerging threat of recession

In the year of the Corona pandemic, it often looked as if the world came to a standstill. But a so-called communist state which has taken on more a hyper-capitalist attitude managed to get the “Chinese disease” under control and … Continue reading

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How will China ease policy in response to the power cuts and Evergrande?

Originally posted on Notayesmanseconomics's Blog:
2021 was not supposed to be like this. The narrative for 2021 was that the Chinese economy would pick up strongly after the Covid-19 pandemic and be a leading indicator for the rest of…

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From MSN Groups and MSN Spaces via Multiply to Blogspot now transferring to WordPress

In 1993 I got my first Microsoft personal computer. Always having been interested in religion and matters of the world I started to search the net (in 1995)  and to write down my own opinion in blogs and groups. On … Continue reading

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Afghanistan – ‘An Anatomy of Reporting’; Twenty-Five Years On: 1996-2021.

Originally posted on Andrew James:
John Simpson has been travelling the world as a journalist for forty years, reporting on the many wars, disasters and international events during that time. Even the attacks of 11 September 2001 in New York…

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A diminished Isle?

Originally posted on Centre for Brexit Studies Blog:
Dr. Steven McCabe Exactly five years ago the UK public were asked to vote on continued membership of the EU. This vote, we were told, would be a way of deciding whether…

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Lockdown greetings for a newer year

Lots of people had hoped a major time for 2020. It turned out totally different. For some the year 2020 brought a time of isolation and reflection. For others it brought a nightmare or a huge amount of work in … Continue reading

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