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Interviews

Niall Ferguson: Social Media Platforms Have Too Much Power And Nothing Is Being Done About It

interview with Niall Fergusonvia CNBC
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson says social media companies have too much power and there’s little being done by regulators to control it.
In the News

Raghuram Rajan Is Not Impressed With Bitcoin Or Tesla: Here's Why

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Times Now News
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

"Tesla is a case of a stock that's being priced at many multiples of the price of solid car companies like Toyota or General Motors," said ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan.

Featured

The Tech Supremacy: Silicon Valley Can No Longer Conceal Its Power

by Niall Fergusonvia The Spectator
Saturday, January 16, 2021

‘To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle,’ George Orwell famously observed. He was talking not about everyday life but about politics, where it is ‘quite easy for the part to be greater than the whole or for two objects to be in the same place simultaneously’. The examples he gave in his 1946 essay included the paradox that ‘for years before the war, nearly all enlightened people were in favour of standing up to Germany: the majority of them were also against having enough armaments to make such a stand effective’.

Analysis and Commentary

Financial Technology Is China’s Trojan Horse

by Nadia Schadlow, Richard Kangvia Foreign Affairs
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Popular Chinese Mobile Payment Apps Are Just the Tip of the Spear.

Opinion Pieces

Articles On: Trump, Daryl Morey, Competition, 5G Fight, Research Institutions, and Communism

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, December 22, 2019

This section collects opinion pieces from across the world commenting on the harms caused by the activities of the Chinese Communist Party and provides insight into the various solutions that experts and leaders suggest we pursue to protect our interests.

Foreign Interference and Coercion

Articles On: Sweden, Uighur Crackdown, Macau, Japan-China Lawmakers, Propaganda, Pakistan, Apple, YouTube, Fake News, Research Security, and Universities

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, December 22, 2019

The Chinese Communist Party wages a series of foreign interference and coercion campaigns and this section provides articles and reports explaining those actions, as well as the damage they do abroad.

Cyber and Information Technology

Articles On: Germany

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, December 22, 2019

The Chinese Communist Party seeks to control information technology as a means to shape and censor the communications and opinions of its own people, as well as the communications of individuals beyond China's borders.

Opinion Pieces

Articles On: Michael Kovrig, Cold War, 5G, Europe, Taiwan, and America

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, December 15, 2019

This section collects opinion pieces from across the world commenting on the harms caused by the activities of the Chinese Communist Party and provides insight into the various solutions that experts and leaders suggest we pursue to protect our interests.

Military and Security Threats

Articles On: Jeff Bezos, Spying, Missile Files, Japan-Taiwan Partnership, Vietnamese Gas Resources, and Defense

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Articles on the comprehensive military modernization and expansion program undertaken by the Chinese Communist Party, which supports an increasingly aggressive foreign policy and threatens the safety of China's neighbors.

Industrial Policies and Economic Espionage

Articles On: PCs and Software, Quantum Technologies, Trademark Infringement, Apple, Loans, and Apartments

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, December 15, 2019

This section highlights articles and reports on the harmful impacts of the commercial and economic policies employed by the Chinese Communist Party.

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The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.