Tag Archives: China

Big Shifts in the Economies of Nations, 2012-2017

The daily and weekly news informs us, relentlessly, of the economic progress, or lack thereof, in the major nations and groups of nations (the European Union, in particular), and occasionally in the ‘developing nations.’ It is difficult to keep all … Continue reading

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“Europe” is Old and Fading Away

I put “Europe” between inverted commas because it is more than a physical and political region of the world—it is a concept, a culture, an historical memory. It also represents a people. Genetic scientists recognize three major groups of humans: … Continue reading

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