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In his career prior to the theater, Ogrin worked as a producer, writer, musician and engineer with musicians such as The Beastie Boys, Paul Simon and ... Sabrina Harms (Annette), Takesha Meshe Kizart (Barbette), James Mann (Louie), Sissy Ann Quaranta (Game Show Host), Michael Hayden Sprenger ...
Ambridge Police Chief James Mann was placed on paid administrative leave Tuesday because of a state police criminal investigation, Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV reported. State police confirmed to the Beaver County Times that its investigation began last week and is being handled by criminal ...

“A number of African-American leaders saw colonization to Central America, to Mexico, or to Africa as the only viable solution prior to the Civil War,” says historian Paul Ortiz, author of Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the ...
China has instead pursued its own course, belying a range of American expectations in the process." What might have been? James Mann, author of then controversial 2007 book "The China Fantasy," sent me the following comments after reading the Campbell/Ratner piece, which he says validates the premise in his book:.
The Bible emphasizes reason, as God is shown as the author of reason and humans are made in his image. That means there is purpose to the universe, both initially and teleologically. This biblically inspired reason gave Europeans a hope and optimism for the future. Optimism led to technological and ...

James Mann, author of the 2008 book The China Fantasy: Why Capitalism Will Not Bring Democracy to China, has a piece in the Daily Beast about Trump's visit, which argues that “China could well try to get Trump to agree to some new language about 'core interests'” — in other words, acknowledge the ...
Although it is meant to provide some semblance of comfort, James Mann, author of Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush's War Cabinet, argues that the “adults in the room" trope distracts us from asking crucial questions about these powerful men. He and Brooke discuss the troubling records of some of ...

The timeworn metaphor has been used and reused ever since the earliest days of the Trump era, when Donald Trump was first putting together his cabinet. On December 4, after he named James Mattis to be his defense secretary, the website Politico asserted that “there's finally an adult in the room.
With his narrow experience and overt hostilities, Trump's national security adviser was doomed to fail, says James Mann. ... state, I spoke on the phone with James Mann, a journalist, expert on foreign affairs, and author of The Obamians: The Struggle Inside the White House to Redefine American Power.
Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, American business executives and political leaders of both parties repeatedly put forward what I label the “China fantasy”: the view that trade, foreign investment and increasing prosperity would lead to political liberalization in the world's most populous country.
In “The Obamians,” his useful, if at times patchy new book, James Mann — a former reporter for The Los Angeles Times and an author in residence at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University — argues that the president's view of America's role on the world stage is “more ...
James Mann, the author of 2008's The China Fantasy: Why Capitalism Will Not Bring Democracy to China, cited the long history of Pollyannish statements about China. “Trade freely with China, and time is on our side,” George W. Bush said, while Bill Clinton called the opening of China's political system, ...
Mr. Trump may well see Mr. Xi's consolidation of power as part of a global trend toward increasingly influential leaders, in which he might include himself along with Mr. Xi and Vladimir V. Putin, the Russian leader, said James Mann, the author of “The China Fantasy,” which contradicted the popular view ...


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