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Nine Leadership Lessons From Churchill And Bonaparte

cited Andrew Robertsvia Forbes
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Like most of you, I have had to mix up my routine personally and professionally during the pandemic. One escape I have found worthy has been reading epic biographies of two of the most famous leaders in our history: Winston Churchill and Napoleon Bonaparte.

USS Bataan (LHD-5), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship.
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The Contest To Control The Asian Mediterranean

featuring Michael R. Auslinvia Mercatus Center
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Historian Michael Auslin says decades of wishful thinking and missed opportunities require a new emphasis on geostrategy.

Analysis and Commentary

The Geopolitical Ramifications Of Starlink Internet Service?

by Herbert Linvia Lawfare
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Starlink is a space-based internet service provider that seeks to provide high-speed (40 mbps upload, 100 mbps download ), near-global coverage of the populated world by 2021—bringing this service to locations where access previously has been unreliable, expensive or completely unavailable.

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Focus On Teaching, Not Just Masks And Hand-Sanitizer

by Eric Hanushekvia EducationNext
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Education discussions today have a time horizon of three months. In the fall, will we mix at-home with in-school? Does everybody have a digital hookup? Should we have police in schools? As important as these issues are, they have the unfortunate effect of pushing aside more fundamental issues that could have much greater impact. This twin crisis of Covid-19 and of societal recognition of deep-seated inequities must be directed toward essential school improvement.

Analysis and Commentary

Supreme Court Swing Vote – What's Behind John Roberts' Legal Gymnastics?

by John Yoovia Fox News
Monday, June 29, 2020

Four years ago, the chief justice voted to uphold an identical law from Texas.

Analysis and Commentary

Where Did Socialism Go?

by David Davenportvia The Washington Examiner
Monday, June 29, 2020

Whatever happened to last year’s political rage, socialism? Was it one of those musical one-hit wonders that soared briefly but then flamed out? Was it the political equivalent of a new television program that bombed after only one season?


Broadband For All

by John B. Taylor, Jack Malleryvia Project Syndicate
Monday, June 29, 2020

By driving a large share of work and education online, the COVID-19 pandemic has likely triggered a permanent change in many economic sectors. That makes closing the digital divide and ensuring universal Internet access more urgent than ever.

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Fraud Is A ‘Continuous, Collaborative Fight’ Warns AU10TIX

quoting Niall Fergusonvia The Fintech Times
Monday, June 29, 2020

In this 30 minute video interview, Mark Walker at The Fintech Times chats to David Birch, an internationally recognised thought leader in digital identity and a member of the AU10TIX advisory board, and Carey O’Connor Kolaja, President and Chief Operating Officer of AU10TIX about the launch of INSTINCT.

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Aspen Ideas Festival

mentioning Lanhee J. Chenvia Aspen Ideas Festival
Sunday, June 28, 2020

Beginning June 28, the Aspen Ideas Festival will release programming daily featuring a robust lineup of speakers — streaming for free. Leaders and thinkers will share fresh thinking across a spectrum of topics, reflecting the moment and offering ideas about future possibilities. Tune in daily at 7pm ET from June 28 – July 2. Streaming for free, Aspen Ideas is available to anyone, anywhere.

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Should Cops Get ‘Qualified Immunity'?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, June 29, 2020

The regulation of police abuse and illegal actions.