Category: Global Affairs

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On Greta Thunberg and Public Discourse around ASD

There are many assumptions that are being made about how people with Aspergers may feel or think about these issues, as well as how to interact with people on the Autism spectrum.

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Heisenberg’s Billboard

’90s music is messed up for the same reason my suburban Seattle city isn’t the most dangerous city in the United States.  And that reason colors everything you consume on the internet

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Leave The Amazon Be

Developing the Amazon Rainforest is a bad idea even in economic terms.

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Ronald Reagan’s Missing Overcoat

How Reagan’s missing overcoat helped end the Cold War. When Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un at the DMZ, he failed to put something on him as well.

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Socialized Healthcare and Paternalism

When we all pay entirely for everyone else’s healthcare, everyone’s health becomes everyone’s business. This has real consequences for issues of lifestyle freedom, as choices that should only impact my health become issues others can object to.

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This Post Won’t Be Read in China

June the 4th marks 30 years since dreams of democracy were splattered across Tiananmen Square along with the blood of untold number of protestors

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Theresa May Resigns

UK PM Theresa May has announced she will be stepping down effective June 7th.

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An Indian Election

A primer on the Indian presidential election, Indian politics, and Indian history.

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A Vigil for Lyra McKee

Lyra McKee was the personification of Northern Ireland’s post-Troubles potential.

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