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Cold War

Luxury Communal End-of-the-World Shelters

Disaster preppers are often thought of as DIY blue-collar folk, steadily stacking cans inside their self-modified underground shipping containers. But Robert Vicino, founder of the Vivos Group, is betting that there are plenty of moneyed families who also believe in impending global doom, are not interested in learning to build…
bubmag
March 24, 2020
Cold War

How Films Were Made in Cold War Hollywood

Lillian Ross in Cold War Hollywood.  In the summer of 1950, Lillian Ross started following the acclaimed director John Huston around Los Angeles as he tried to film Stephen Crane’s Civil War novel The Red Badge of Courage. She was on a return trip for The New Yorker to report…
bubmag
March 24, 2020
Cold War

The price of Russia–China research collaborations

Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping are both looking to stay in power beyond their usual term limits.Credit: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters This week, Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, asked the courts to allow him to change the nation’s constitution, so it would no longer prevent him from standing for re-election beyond…
bubmag
March 18, 2020
Cold War

The price of Russia–China research collaborations

Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping are both looking to stay in power beyond their usual term limits.Credit: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters This week, Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, asked the courts to allow him to change the nation’s constitution, so it would no longer prevent him from standing for re-election beyond…
bubmag
March 18, 2020