No One's World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn. This is Charles Kupchan's vision of a future world where many nations challenge the supremacy of the USA and Europe. Very logically and powerfully argued - very readable. Must Read for those interested in international politics and global economics.
Chongqing, in Southwest China, boasts an attractive mix of history and modernity. Perched beside the Yangtze River, the 3,000-year-old city represents the Yangtze River civilization and is the birthplace of Bayu culture. Surrounded by mountains and by the Yangtze and Jialing rivers on three sides, Chongqing is also called Mountain City. The streets are famously undulating and built on slopes. At night, the lights of homes dot the hills, sparkling like stars. Bridges light up in the eveni
A powerful vision of alternative futures and possibilities for America's relationship with the world. The author analyzes the current political and economic situation of the USA and other important countries, particularly China, and their interrelationships, and extrapolates several alternative futures.
Advert by Ruch Palikota during the 2011 Polish parliamentary elections advocating the legalization of marijuana. RP is the third largest party in the Polish parliament (Seim) with about 12% of the seats. However, the legalization of 'konopie' seems to be as distant as ever, despite estimates that it would boost the Polish economy by some 3%.