Destined for War: Can China and the United States Escape Thucydides’s Trap? – The Atlantic

In 12 of 16 past cases in which a rising power confronted a ruling power, the result was bloodshed.

Source: Destined for War: Can China and the United States Escape Thucydides’s Trap? – The Atlantic

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Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a Simple Plan to Fix It

Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a Simple Plan to Fix It – Allison Schrager – The Atlantic.

Sounds like a great plan, but of course we won’t do it, our nation has lost the ability to change and innovate.

My big take away from the article is that our nation’s rhythms are determined by the TV schedule, not by the sun.

China’s State Press Calls for ‘Building a de-Americanized World’

China’s State Press Calls for ‘Building a de-Americanized World’ – Businessweek.

Makes sense, and who can blame them? It seems that we have populated our Capitol with children.

While it would be painful, I can’t help but believe that the global economy would be more stable with a reserve currency not dependent on the antics of Washington and the whims of Wall Street.