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Politics, Presidents and Party Systems (History Lens)

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Politics, Presidents and political Systems (History Lens)

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Trumps Border Wall (History Lens)

History of Crisis Manufacturing. Jay Fidell and Jon Davidann talk about Trump’s border wall crisis and a history of manufactured crises. The host for this episode is Jay Fidell. The guest for this episode is Jon Davidann. ThinkTech Hawaii streams live on the Internet from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm every weekday afternoon, Hawaii Time, […]

The Limits of Westernization, Part V (History Lens)

East Asian Modernity after WWII. Postwar intellectuals in East Asia struggled to understand why modernity had failed so terribly in WWII especially in Japan. Two arguments emerged, state-initiated external coercion vs inner cooptation. In China, intellectuals were brutalized during the WWII and reeducated afterward by the CCP, forced to recent western liberal leanings. The hosts […]
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