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The 10th annual Great Ruleville Roast and Run is coming up Sept. 25-26 at Rule Park, which means it’s time to register for the classic car, truck and tractor show. Brad Cooper is in charge of the show and says about 32 vehicles participated last year alo
14 CONTENTS 20 34 434860 CHINA’S RISE & WORLD ORDER 20 CHINA’S PRESIDENT XI JINPING: How the World’s Most Powerful Leader Thinks. 26 KATHLEEN MILES: You’d Be Surprised What Chinese College Students Think of America These Days 28 ARTYOM LUKIN: Imagining World War III – in 2034 31 HUGH WHITE: Why China and America Are Headed Toward a Catastrophic Clash 31 ERIC X. LI: The Middle Kingdom and the Coming World Disorder 33 ROBERT KAPLAN: The End of a Stable Pacic 33 YOICHI FUNABASHI: If the U.S. and Japan Don’t Deter China, Dominos Will Fall 34 WALTER RUSSELL MEAD: Are We in a Post-War or Pre-War Period? 38 HENRY KISSINGER Talks to China’s “Iron Lady”, FU YING : Is America Ready for China as an ‘Equal Brother?’ 43 REM KOOLHAAS: How China Plans to Inhabit its Future 44 ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI: Why We Need a U.S.-China ‘Pacic Charter’ for Global Stability 45 LU WEI: Cyber Sovereignty Must Rule Global Internet 45 AMY CHANG: How the ‘Internet with Chinese Characteristics’ is Rupturing the Web CREATIVE IMAGINATION 48 YO-YO MA: Behind the Cello 52 FRANK GEHRY: What is the Connection Between the Dancing Shiva and the Disney Hall? 53 ORHAN PAMUK: A Museum for the Person, Not for Power 54 JONATHAN FRANZEN: How to be Alone in Our Techno-Consumer Culture 55 NADINE GORDIMER: The Great Post-Mandela Disillusion 56 ANTONIO DAMASIO: How Art is Crucial to Understanding the Human Mind FRONTIERS OF INNOVATION 60 VACLAV SMIL: Bill Gates’ Guru: ‘I’m Not Impressed With Silicon Valley.’ ‘I Don’t Have a Cell Phone.’ ‘I Never Blog.’ 64 ELON MUSK: Innovations That Will Change Your Life 68 MOBY: Save the Humans 73 PETER THIEL: ‘Monopolies are Great Companies. Super Competitive Ones are Not’ 73 WALTER ISAACSON Talks to Google’s ERIC SCHMIDT and JARED COHEN about the Digital Age 74 NICK BOSTROM: Articial Intelligence May Doom the Human Race Within a Century 75 YUVAL NOAH HARARI: Will Rich People Become a Superior Biological Caste? 75 CRAIG VENTER: A New Phase of Evolution GLOBALIZATION, TECHNOLOGY AND INEQUALITY 78 CHRYSTIA FREELAND: Thanks to Pope Francis, Revolt Against the Global Super-Rich is Underway 81 JIM YONG KIM: For the First Time, More Latin Americans are Middle Class than Poor 82 SHASHI THAROOR: How Narendra Modi May Have Evolved into ‘Modi 2.0’ 85 BRANKO MILANOVIC: Globalization Helps the Rich & Asia While Hurting the Middle Class in the West.