Archive for September, 2012

Why Americans Must End America’s Self-Generating Wars

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Published on Global (firsts on The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus), by Dr. Peter Dale Scott, August 30, 2012.

The most urgent political challenge to the world today is how to prevent the so-called “pax Americana” from progressively degenerating, like the 19th-century so-called “pax Britannica” before it, into major global warfare. I say “so-called,” because each “pax,” in its final stages, became less and less peaceful, less and less orderly, more and more a naked imposition of belligerent competitive power based on inequality … // Read the rest of this entry »

Putting the Plan into Action

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Part IV: How China’s Leaders Steer a Massive Nation – Published on Spiegel Online International, by Sandra Schulz, August 31, 2012 – (Photo Gallery).

There is no question that China is an authoritarian state. But Beijing’s efforts to include experts and experiments in the way it governs also help to keep power in check. Once the government supports a project, it normally carries it out — sometimes on a massive scale. Are there lessons to be taken from the Communist Party’s method of governance?  Read the rest of this entry »

The Pink Floyd

Saturday, September 1st, 2012