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China’s Influence in Africa Includes a Quasi-Media Takeover

If Africa can somehow find a way to take advantage of the investment without adopting the Chinese approach to media and press freedom, they’d be wise to do so.

California Considering Gender Quotas for Corporate Leadership

There’s no social flaw that a little perfecting from the California legislature can’t fix, right?

Is Israeli Support of Syrian Rebels a Sign of Conflict to Come?

Further escalation of the conflict could prove very consequential, considering the array of international actors. If neither side is willing to back down, what was once a single epicenter of conflict could grow rapidly, with catastrophic results.

DiCaprio (And His Foundation’s) Shady Ties Emerge Once Again

This was not the first time that DiCaprio or his foundation had been tied to criminals with conveniently fat wallets.

Study: Campus Diversity Officers Don’t Increase Campus Diversity

Which brings up a stunning consideration: could chief diversity officers, just like so many of us, actually be mere mortals looking out for themselves first and foremost?

Spike in NYC Homeless Hotels Brings Veiled Charges of Corruption

After all, it wouldn’t be the first time de Blasio, his administration, his associates or donors have faced allegations of, let’s say, ethical negligence. Or the second time. Or the third. Or the fourth. You get the picture.

Report: Every Secretary Clinton Email on Server Sent to Chinese Company

At least some of the information in the server was ‘top secret’, and much of it classified. That means that the American people can’t know what intel was being passed along. But, if the latest report proves true, the Chinese did know.

Human Shields are Wrong, but their Prevalence May Surprise You

Examinations of historical reports illustrate how, in fact, the use of human shields has bled into both sides in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.

China Does 180, Weighs Childless Tax to Encourage Births

It wasn’t long ago that having more than one child was literally a criminal act. Soon, having one child will be a taxable offense.

The CIA Was Unmasked in China, and Agents Died. It Was Preventable.

The entire story offers a an eye-opening window into the constantly-waged, life-or-death intelligence wars that rage behind the scenes of overt diplomacy.