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Why isn’t America listening to the advice on NATO expansion of its foremost 20th century expert on Russia?

The US diplomat George Kennan, an astute observer of Soviet Russia under Stalin, offered his observations later in life on the question of NATO expansion. The tragedy of our times is that those views are being ignored. Winston Churchill once…

Scientist says today’s neural networks may be “slightly conscious”, sparks debate among experts in the field

He did not specify which intelligent systems he was referring to, but it is likely to be OpenAI’s GPT-3 autoregressive language model. The chief scientist of the research group at artificial intelligence development company OpenAI, Ilya Sustskever, posted on his…

The US is turning the heat up in tech war with China by trying to control the entire global supply of computer chips

America’s latest move to try to contain Beijing is to weaponise an entire industry. By leveraging its patents and licences for semiconductor manufacture, it is attempting to deny China access to crucial technology. By Tom Fowdy Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp…

“There seemed to be no limits”: CIA allegedly planned to abduct Julian Assange from Ecuador’s London embassy and assassinate him, report reveals

The investigation was conducted by Yahoo! News, which relied on interviews with more than 30 former Trump administration officials. The CIA allegedly conspired to kidnap Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in 2017, and some senior officials in…

As America’s attempt to Westernise Afghanistan by force fails, Kabul may now find its place in Russian & Chinese-dominated Eurasia

Even the Taliban must be surprised at the immense speed of its victory in Afghanistan. The collapse of the US-backed government affects more than just daily life in Kabul, however, causing political echoes across the continent. By Glenn Diesen One…

Homeless youth in New York will receive more than a thousand dollars a month for two years as part of a research project

The study aims to eradicate the ‘crisis’ of homelessness among New York youth, particularly among the Afro-descendant, Indigenous, Latino and LGBTQ populations. Several homeless youth in New York City will receive more than $ 1,000 in cash per month for…

Wind power can add more than 3 million new jobs worldwide over next 5 years – report

A new study by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) found that 3.3 million jobs could be created across the world over the next five years thanks to major industry expansion. The figure includes direct jobs in onshore and offshore…

‘I’m not proposing a referendum right now’ says Sturgeon in independence U-turn as elections loom

Scotland’s first minister has said she doesn’t want to propose a referendum now as her party prepares for an election on May 6, citing bigger challenges in the economy as support for independence falls. “I don’t believe we should propose…

Prince Philip’s death has been the perfect excuse for the global elite to remind the rest of us of our place in the world

By Dr Lisa McKenzie – Dr Lisa McKenzie is a working-class academic. She grew up in a coal-mining town in Nottinghamshire and became politicized through the 1984 miners’ strike with her family. At 31, she went to the University of…

Boris Johnson’s ‘discriminatory’ vaccine passport plan in trouble as Labour and Tory rebels unite in opposition

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a significant defeat in the House of Commons after the Labour Party warned it will join Conservative Party rebels to oppose “discriminatory” plans to introduce Covid vaccine passports. The UK government is facing mounting opposition…

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