Why Russia and China are besties

The Kremlin has been eying China for a very long time.

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  • Russia is not a European power, nor does it strive to be, says Parag Khanna. It is a Eurasian power.
  • Western sanctions on Russia, coupled with Asian's economic rise, has inspired Russia to pivot toward China – its largest trading partner.
  • The West would understand Russia better if it fully considered Russia's economic reorientation toward Asia, and especially China.
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Why Asia and America are trading places

Asia is experiencing a boom in terms of education and business.

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  • Less Asians are traveling to America, and this is partly because many U.S.-based top-tier schools have extension campuses in the East.
  • Asia is becoming a melting pot itself because countries such as China and Japan are attracting immigrants from across the region, not only to attend the notable universities, but also to find jobs in caring for aging people.
  • The tenure of an expat who moves to Asia, if she or he is part of a lucrative business, has extended significantly. This said, there are many Americans, particularly of Asian heritage, who are migrating to cities such as Singapore, Hong Kong, and Tokyo because of thriving industries.

Global Warming Forecast: Cloudy With a Chance of Forced Migration and Obedience to Russia

If global temperatures rise by just four degrees celsius, the forecast is cloudy with a chance of obliteration.

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Global warming is no longer the problem of our children. Many of us will still be here in 30 to 40 years to feel the blistering heat and deal with the ensuing problems. The weather, of course, is one of them. Changes of just a few degrees lead to less water, and farmers struggling to successfully grow their crops to harvest.

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Immigration Resistance Masks the Global Trend of Fluid State Borders

There is more global immigration than ever before because we live in a dispersed, and therefore connected, world. Great societies have always depended on immigrants, and today is no exception.

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There is more global immigration than ever before because we live in a dispersed, and therefore connected, world. Great societies have always depended on immigrants, and today is no exception.