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The Tea Party and the Rise of China

I got involved in some on line arguing about whether the rise of the Tea Party would strengthen America or do it down. Here are some of my side of the conversation. The other side was mainly rhetoric about liberty and … Continue reading

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It’s Inequality, Stupid

There is a profoundly interesting article by Will Hutton in today’s UK Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/29/worlds-largest-economies-and-their-future        How will China fare as an economy in the next 15 years? Photograph: Martin Puddy/Getty Images/Asia Images Here is a puzzle that preoccupies futurologists, … Continue reading

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The Impact of Chinese Economic Policy on the US and Europe

I worry about the total lack of understanding of how the US economy is affected by China. I just read Michael Pettis’s interesting book ‘The Great Rebalancing’ and summarize its argument/implications for the US because it will effect everyone reading … Continue reading

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Top Ten Lessons of the Cold War for Future China/US Relations

One of my earliest memories of world events was sitting in a Latin class in high school waiting to see the outcome of the Cuban Missile crisis and the interception of the Soviet ships by the US Navy. Would they … Continue reading

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‘How China Can Defeat America’ by Chinese Professor Yan Xuetong

I happen to think that the most interesting and significant issue of our times is the rise of China. This blog is also dedicated to the idea we should listen to and understand the other side in conflict, without losing … Continue reading

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Who Will Be Seen as the Most Important Figure of the 20th Century?

My probably premature suggestion (as Chou En Lai famously said of the French Revolution: ‘it’s too early to say’, though some have suggested he was talking about the 1968 events and dolt Kissinger misunderstood) is Deng Xiaoping (1904-1997), as he … Continue reading

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The Tea Party: China’s Trojan Horse

I like this piece in the New York Times from Nicholas Kristoff, though I differ from him in seeing the extremism of the Republican and Tea Parties as indeed being a foreign funded and inspired (via Rupert Murdoch) Trojan Horse. … Continue reading

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