Tag Archives: Arab Spring

Syria and All That

What is happening in the Middle East is a large scale regional civil war, maybe comparable to the European World Wars in due course. Sunni versus Shia and secular versus Islamist. The problem is that none of them, not Sunnis, … Continue reading

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We Are Now One Year Away from Global Riots, Complex Systems Theorists Say

There is a really interesting piece by Brian Merchant on the complex systems research around food prices and global rioting in Mother Board at http://motherboard.vice.com/2012/9/10/we-are-now-one-year-and-counting-from-global-riots-complex-systems-theorists-say–2 I like the interesting data and the fact that they are making a prediction with … Continue reading

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