Category: Geo-Politics

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Indonesia’s Spice Kingdom | The Mark Of Empire | Majapahit

The Majapahit Empire was the largest empire in Southeast Asia & the centre of the world-famous Spice Trade that stretched from China to Europe. Host Peter Lee starts off on the island of Java to see why it was so suited to cultivating rice, used to make exchanges with merchants from the Spice Islands. As…
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Why Doesn’t Indonesia Speak Dutch?

Why Doesn’t Indonesia Speak Dutch?

A short documentary on why after over 300 years of dutch rule, contrary to other former colonies, Indonesia neither has significant leftovers of dutch culture nor is the dutch language spoken anywhere. We explain Indonesia’s History breifly. Lots of people in India speak English, Lots of people in Algeria speak french, Yet Indonesia is a…
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JFK: Between Affairs and Politics – The Secret Life of a President

John F. Kennedy’s presidency was marked by iconic moments of leadership and historic events. But beneath the carefully crafted public image of a devoted family man lay a hidden reality – a string of extramarital affairs that included some of the most famous women of the era. Here’s a look at how these affairs conflicted…
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Rio’s Marina da Glória Shines, Showcasing Brazil’s Potential

Rio’s Marina da Glória Shines, Showcasing Brazil’s Potential on the World Stage

As the G20 summit unfolds in the picturesque setting of Rio de Janeiro’s Marina da Glória, the world’s gaze turns towards Brazil. This iconic location, steeped in history and natural beauty, serves as more than just a backdrop – it embodies the potential Brazil holds on the international stage. Let’s explore how this event, coupled…
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Can the problem of plastic pollution ever be solved?

Can the problem of plastic pollution ever be solved?

There are more microplastic particles in the oceans than stars in the galaxy. That’s obviously a big threat to the environment and to human health. The problem is that nobody can agree exactly how to solve this problem.

Sidney Rittenberg

To China and back again

the extraordinary life of an American communist Amsterdam, 27 jan 2027— Robert Schwartz,  my landlord on the Upper West Side in Manhattan picks up the phone and calls Sidney Rittenberg at my request as I want to meet with The Man Who Stayed Behind, as he is called. He lives near Seattle and I plan to write…
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Lula on international trip

Lula on international trip

Not Visiting Suriname eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 27 january 2024– Last year, the organization grouping 54 African nations, became a permanent member of the G20, a group that brings together the world’s 19 richest economies plus the European Union (EU). This year, Brazil chairs the G20 and will host the summit of the group’s heads of state…
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«I will not stop. I won’t stand by as they dismantle Suriname’s forest»

Suriname activist John Goedschalk is seeking 10.000 signatures to save 560,000 hectares of Suriname’s virgin rainforest. Surinamese activist, John Goedschalk, has become acutely aware of what is happening to the beloved forests of Suriname. This awareness has grown as an international campaign unfolds, urging Suriname’s president to halt plans for large-scale agriculture that would deforest…
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Obama told a story about America at his first inauguration 15 years ago

Obama told a story about America at his first inauguration 15 years ago.

These people were there, and they still believe Analysis by John Blake, CNN Elizabeth Alexander was in her hotel room in Washington, DC, one frigid winter morning when she was awakened by a strange noise outside her window. She peered outside and saw a sea of people, bundled against the cold, walking in the predawn darkness…
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Green Digital Transformation

Green Digital Transformation

How to Sustainably Close the Digital Divide and Harness Digital Tools for Climate Action Abstract Climate change is unfolding amid the greatest information and communication revolution in human history. From e-commerce and social media to smart manufacturing and precision farming, digital technologies have become prevalent in all aspects of economic and social life. Digital technologies…
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