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Interview with Center on National Security about my new book (co-authored with Wang Pei), Just Hierarchy (Princeton University Press)

Thanks to John Berger for excellent questions. Here is the interview: https://www.centeronnationalsecurity.org/vital-interests-issue-32-daniel-bell And here is a Chinese translation: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/mEvsh2IISipY2nXWpaKt6Q

Two online “book talks” in two languages

Thanks so much to Princeton University Press’s Beijing office for efficient and thoughtful organization of an online book talk on May 29th. We presented my new book Just Hierarchy (Princeton University Press) talk with Q and A followed by an informative summary and video link.  It’s in Chinese and my brilliant co-author Wang Pei did … Continue reading

From Ferguson’s Fake Fact to a Full-Blown, Government-Led Conspiracy Theory: The Missing Link

As readers of my blog will know, Niall Ferguson’s allegation that the Chinese government allowed regular flights out of Wuhan to cities in the US and Europe after they were cut off to the rest of China has been debunked (see https://www.factcheck.org/2020/05/trumps-flawed-china-travel-conspiracy/ and https://www.thetimes.co.uk/past-six-days/2020-05-31/comment/corrections-and-clarifications-8tvc73g3c).   Unfortunately, the allegation was repeated by President Trump several times, including his … Continue reading