"But the situation can only be ameliorated by abandoning the imposition of alien cultural values and beginning a corresponding shift toward hard investment.”

This is a likely development. If it won't happen under Biden, it certainly will under the next Republican administration.

The attempt to create this investment program should be an opportunity to reflect on NATO, its effectiveness and its goals. Thiel pointed out that Marshall Plan funds were not handled by any international institutions: "the Marshall Plan was already a workaround. It didn’t actually go through any of the multi-national post World War II organizations, because they were already deemed ineffective by the time of the Marshall Plan." The post-liberal world order must reconsider not only the post-1989 assumptions, but also the post-1945 ones.

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Not one country in that map has a birth rate above 2.

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