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#Cyberpeacefare #Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day n. 1. The Fourth Thursday of November, observed as legal holiday in the United States to commemorate the feast held at Plymouth in 1621 by the Pilgrim colonists and members of the Wampanoag people and marked by the giving of thanks to God for harvest and health. 2. The second Monday of October, celebrated in Canada by the giving of thanks  to God for harvest and health. 

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#Happy Earth Day #Cyberpeacefare

If ever there was anything awesome

It was the Earth

If ever there was anything magnanimous

It was the Earth

If ever there was anything that spread without limit

It was the Earth

If ever there was anything that enveloped all living and none living entities

It was the Earth

If ever there was anything known as enduring support for humanity

It was the Earth

If ever there was anything that accommodated all kinds of abuses

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Korea & the "Republic of Samsung" with Geoffrey Cain

Korea expert Geoffrey Cain talks about his forthcoming book, "The Republic of Samsung," which reveals how the Samsung dynasty (father and son) are beyond the law and are treated as cult figures by their employees--rather like the leaders of North Korea. He also discusses the prospects for peace on the Korean peninsula--is Trump helping or hurting?--and the strange and sensational story behind the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.

Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment, with Francis Fukuyama

The rise of global populism is the greatest threat to global democracy, and it's mainly driven not by economics, but by people's demand for public recognition of their identities, says political scientist Francis Fukuyama. "We want other people to affirm our worth, and that has to be a political act." How is this playing out in the U.S., Europe, and Asia? What practical steps can we take to counteract it?

Future Politics, with Jamie Susskind

There are three major technological developments that are transforming the way we live, says Jamie Susskind: increasingly capable systems, increasingly integrated technology, and increasingly quantified society. With these we are moving into the "digital lifeworld," which is basically a different stage of human existence. What will these momentous changes mean for the future of politics and society--i.e. how we order our collective lives?

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