There is no moral equivalency between the United States government and China’s government. But how do we package those differences in a convincing manner?
Linky Friday, Ordinary Times’ end of the week tradition brings you items to read, share, and discuss from around the web, from culture, to politics, to that Joe Biden interview everyone will be talking about.
From Talkesport: China to ban online gaming, chatting with foreigners Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has decided to put a ban on online gamers from playing the games with players from foreign countries, and even...
How Congress handles this will determine what is acceptable behavior in a president
As newly-minted, likely Democratic-primary voter visiting China, I have a question that has not been addressed in the debates: How much am I supposed to care about others?
June the 4th marks 30 years since dreams of democracy were splattered across Tiananmen Square along with the blood of untold number of protestors
This week, Linky Friday brings you news from around the world and links to stories about the UK, China, Australia, Canada, India, Pakistan and more
Your Ordinary World for 3 Dec 2019 with links to stories about Brexit, China, India, Pakistan, France, Russia, Japan, Canada, and Nigeria where the president has announced that he is not, in fact, a clone.
Your Ordinary World for 26 Nov 2018 with links about healthcare, community, AOC, regulating Big Tech, a different take on red state/blue state, China’s revisionist history, and the death of charity walk-a-thons.
A thread to national security and world trade.
While Gina Haspel, Trump’s pick for CIA director, testifies in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearings, one of the biggest intelligence and espionage scandals in recent memory is unfolding not far away.
When headline writers use questions, Burt Likko answers them. Briefly, completely, and unabashedly expressing his own opinion. Ten questions about politics, the business of news, news of business, and grizzly bears.
To the left is a meal I had in Portland, Oregon this weekend. It was not the best meal I had. But it was the gayest. (Read more at NaPP…) Burt Likko is the...
Doug Mataconis passes along this ad from Citizens Against Government Waste: It’s probably a pretty effective ad – James Fallows thinks it’s an instant classic – but I found it also kind of bizarre....
There’s a lot of interesting stuff in this Nation article on the Progressive split over China policy, but Labor’s belligerent tone is pretty striking: AAM’s Paul expressed grave concern about China’s efforts to enhance...