True nature

Jean Bacon and Jatinder Singh (Cambridge) and Johan David Michels and Christopher Millard (Queen Mary): Blockchain Demystified. Jatinder Singh (Cambridge) and Johan David Michels (Queen Mary): Blockchain as a Service: Providers and Trust. Matthew Ratcliffe (Vienna): Existential Feelings. “I have power”: Is Steve Bannon running for president? Luke Winkie on the sad saps of neoliberal Reddit trying to make globalism cool again. Can China replace the United States as the world’s top arms dealer? Trump is trying to corrupt the United Nations. What is Kirsten Gillibrand up to? Puerto Rico gets coal, diesel, and debris for Christmas. Puerto Rico exposes the true nature of Trump administration’s energy agenda.

Why Trump’s cabinet meetings have a cult-like quality. Fifty shades of orange: Maybe Republicans like submitting to Trump. Sarah Kendzior: “Thread on GOP sycophants, bribes and threats”. Trapped in an abusive relationship with the United States of America: Scott Esposito on lies, bullying and gaslighting on a national scale.