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Globe and Mail:  Canada Can Maintain Ties with Virtual Embassies
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Globe and Mail: Canada Can Maintain Ties with Virtual Embassies

(This originally appeared as “Canada Can Maintain Ties With Virtual Embassies” in the Toronto Globe and Mail on September 24th 2012.) In March, Canada closed its embassy in Syria.  Earlier this month, Canada closed its embassy in Iran.  Now we learn that sharing embassies with the UK may benefit the […]

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Slate: Let’s Nationalize Facebook

(This appeared as “Let’s Nationalize Facebook” in Slate’s Future Tense Blog.)   Over the last several years, Facebook has become a public good and an important social resource. But as a company, it is behaving badly, and long term, that may cost it: A spring survey found that almost half […]

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Forbes Hates Me

Reviled by Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffbercovici/2012/08/17/stupid-idea-of-the-day-lets-nationalize-facebook/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/adamthierer/2012/08/17/10-reasons-why-nationalizing-facebook-would-be-ridiculous/

Reuters: Social Media and the New Cold War
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Reuters: Social Media and the New Cold War

(This originally appeared as “Social Media and the New Cold War” on the Reuters Commentary Wire. View Anne-Marie Slaughter’s riff on the theme.) Watch talk on this topic. View Prezi on this topic. There is a new Cold War starting. It does not involve opposing military forces, but it does […]