Andrey (azangru) wrote,

In April 2017, there were Munk debates around the motion "Be it resolved, the liberal international order is over". The debater who argued in favor of the motion was Niall Ferguson, a really smart historian.

In November 2018, the topic of Munk debates was "Be it resolved, the future of western politics is populist not liberal". This thesis was defended by Steve Bannon (very unconvincingly, I should say).

So the idea has certainly been around for quite a while. But when Putin happened to blabber it to a journalist, Western media and politicians started to shit bricks.

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    Tweeted and retweeted by developers. Dunno. Been working for me. Can't speak to excellence, but certainly lots of stimulating humiliation:

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    Don't know if this is real or not, but if it is, it's really strange that Canadian bureaucrats should be specifically instructed not to use the…

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    This was a good talk. Interesting to see that SvelteKit is taking the same direction as, by using html forms to submit data without the…

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