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Opinion: Hong Kong umbrellas, Chinese Maoism, Trump, Duterte and Brexit: What’s the link?

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s the “Western-shaped system of the last two centuries transitions to something new,” which is neither a unipolar nor a Cold War-esque world, adapting governance successfully “will require clinical – indeed cold-blooded – analysis of change, which is hard because wishful thinking and self-deception are intrinsic aspects of human nature,” says the former head of Singapore’s Foreign Ministry.
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Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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