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‘Everyone is freaking out’: Saudi Arabia’s ultimatum rattles big business (FT)

FT title: ‘Everyone is freaking out’: Saudi Arabia’s ultimatum rattles big business Financial Times subtitle: Multinationals face pressure to relocate HQs to kingdom as crown prince seeks to transform Riyadh By: Simeon Kerr in Dubai and Andrew England in London Date: 8 March 2021 "For decades, most top foreign executives popped in and out of Saudi Arabia for...

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Today’s strongmen are weaker than we think (Niall Ferguson)

The Times title: Today’s strongmen are weaker than we think The Times subtitle: The lesson of history is that dictators tend not to die in their beds Author: Niall Ferguson Date: 16 February 2020 "It is a truth almost universally acknowledged that strongmen now rule the world. The days are long gone when The Economist fawned over Angela Merkel as the “indispensable...

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De sterke mannen van deze wereld zijn zwakker dan we denken (Niall Ferguson)

Financieel Dagblad titel: De sterke mannen van deze wereld zijn zwakker dan we denken Auteur: Niall Ferguson Datum: 16 februari 2020 "Bijna iedereen is het erover eens dat de wereld momenteel door sterke mannen wordt geregeerd. Het is lang geleden dat The Economist Angela Merkel bewierookte als de ‘onontbeerlijke Europeaan’ en dat de Financial Times haar verwelkomde...

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Responsibility without accountability

Yesterday, Independent correspondent Richard Hall published an intriguing article: "Donald Trump and Boris Johnson have a special relationship: They were both radicalised by privilege". This article finally gives an implicit answer to one of my long-time questions: what prevents the 7 Belief systems from radicalization? It's not privilege by the way. Last Sunday,...

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Freedom of speech

In his 1941 State of the Union address, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave his Four Freedoms speech, being the freedom (1) of speech, (ii) of worship, (iii) from want, and (iv) from fear. That speech also introduced extraterritorial application of American values and "made a break with the tradition of United States non-interventionism" (Wiki). The freedom...

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