Ethical human rights is firmly based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights so removes the UN's 'hidden collectivist agenda' which, in my view, seeks to culturally cleanse the world of individual self-determination.
Political upheavals often precede technical revolutions.. the digital revolution hardly seems to have produced social or political revolutions.. Digitaliization penetrates and changes the economy and life of people in all embracing ways as the Industrial Revolution once did.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is down to its final haggling. Last week, negotiators from 12 countries met in New York to resolve the remaining issues. Alan Bollard, APEC Secretariat Executive Director, joined the Elite Talk show from People's Daily not long ago. TPP and the future trade order in the Asia-Pacific region is among the topics he discussed during the show.