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FAST FIVE: Beijing's Bid For Global Power In The Age Of Trump

By 2016, in fact, the dislocations brought on by the economic globalization that had gone with American dominion sparked a revolt of the dispossessed in democracies worldwide and in the American heartland, bringing the self-proclaimed “populist” Donald Trump to power. Even after 10 personal meetings and frequent phone calls between Read more…

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FAST FIVE: "Informational Crime": Saudi Arabia Threatens 5 Years Jail, $800K Fine For Posting Satire

The Kingdom has a well-established track record of forcefully silencing protest and dissent. It was the target of widespread condemnation when authorities imprisoned and flogged blogger Raif Badawi in 2015, as well as when it sentenced multiple youths to death over their participation in protests during the Arab Spring. Women have also been arrested for fighting for their Read more…

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