The Privileged Have Entered Their Escape Pods | by Douglas Rushkoff | Sep, 2020 | OneZero

Editor’s note: This piece is a spiritual successor to “Survival of the Richest,” a report about how the wealthy plot to leave us behind after an apocalyptic event. Many of us don’t like who we have…
— Read on onezero.medium.com/the-privileged-have-entered-their-escape-pods-4706b4893af7

The End of Western Opportunism by Joschka Fischer – Project Syndicate

For the past 50 years, the West has clung to the hope that modernization would automatically transform China into a capitalist liberal democracy. For decades, maintaining this illusion was good for the bottom line, but now the implications of China’s ascendancy have become disturbingly clear.
— Read on www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/us-china-conflict-values-must-trump-economic-interests-by-joschka-fischer-2020-08