To understand the wave of “little pink” ultra-nationalism sweeping the People’s Republic of China, it is instructive to examine “Xi Jinping’s thinking on socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era.” Incorporated into the constitution of the Communist Party of China at its 19th Congress in October 2017 and commonlyRead More →

Cryptoculture Cryptocurrencies are best understood by examining the community structure and the cultural values ​​they exhibit, rather than the economic activity they create. Cryptocurrencies are truly “cryptocultures” and these cultures are many, a plurality. I define a cryptoculture as an open source community with its own micro-economy. Each culture integratesRead More →

Phil craig writes that in just 24 months, greater provincial autonomy, including the option of outright independence, has shifted from political obscurity to the dominant political philosophy of the Western Cape. It is only at the very end of a Sherlock Holmes novel that a series of seemingly harmless eventsRead More →