Category Archives: China

Realpolitik, Surrealpolitik: Steve Bannon talks to liberals

By ann summers More puzzling is the fact that Bannon would phone a writer and editor of a progressive publication (the cover lines on whose first two issues after Trump’s election were “Resisting Trump” and “Containing Trump”) and assume that … Continue reading

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MAX Pressure: Is US pre-emption still on the table for North Korea

By ann summers (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration has settled on its North Korea strategy after a two-month review: “Maximum pressure and engagement.” So Trump has finally decided on a brand strategy for his military escalation, meaning his threats are … Continue reading

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#TrumpRussia – “Grab them by the… Catfishing POTUS45*

  By ann summers “We use the word Catfish to describe online hoaxes where someone falsely represents themselves on the internet, due to various new forms of media such as chartrooms, Facebook, online dating, and so on…” Trump is our … Continue reading

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will Trump burn the bamboo curtain of distraction at this week’s China talks

By ann summers Trump sets himself on collision course with China ahead of Xi meeting https://t.co/36zadCN4vi — The Guardian (@guardian) March 31, 2017 Chinese food in America during the Cold War became stereotypically portrayed for many years in a limited number … Continue reading

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Why Trump won’t quit. He can’t.

by Chuck Stanley Since last November 9, there has been widespread speculation, complete with polls and betting pools, whether Trump will last six months or a year. There has been speculation whether he might resign, or be removed from office … Continue reading

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How High is the Water, Pappa

USS William P. Lawrence (DDG-110) transits the Philippine Sea on March 30, 2016. US Navy Photo Jan. 24 (UPI) — China responded immediately to remarks made by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer regarding Beijing’s interests in the South China … Continue reading

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Structural substitution and the logic of urban modernism

By ann summers occupying a space for a time en.wikipedia.org/… Here are some examples of cultural substitution in the built environment that articulate multiple meanings and identify an axis or axes of more than geodetic importance. Every historical site is both monumental and … Continue reading

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