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Chinese Communist Party Funds Washington Think Tanks

United Front Work Department conducts aggressive influence operations in U.S. Bill Gertz reports: China’s Communist Party is intensifying covert influence operations in the United States that include funding Washington think tanks and coercing [...]

Kim Jong Un’s Money Running Out

SEOUL — Kentaro Nakajima reports: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s secret fund has almost run out of money because the country has repeatedly carried out nuclear tests and test-launched missiles, according to Radio Free Asia (RFA). The [...]

Does Living in Crowded Places Drive People Crazy?

A new theoretical tool called life history theory offers an answer Oliver Sng, Steven Neuberg, Michael Varnum, Douglas Kenrick report: You may be thinking: yes—living under crowded conditions surely drives people crazy. And the reason why may [...]

The New Bookkeeper Is a Robot

Vipal Monga writes: Five years ago, 80 clerks and salespeople at Pilot Travel Centers LLC spent a combined 3,200 hours a week tracking and paying for orders for thousands of goods, ranging from candy bars to diesel fuel. “Today, a computer [...]