Financial Times recently published an article on how the Chinese government is trying to plan its economy to better adjust to an aging population that is expected to peak in 2050 with around 35% of population over 60. According to the article, this is a culmination of a series of policies actually started at the same time as when the one-child policy was enacted. Compared … [Read more...] about China steps up push to avoid growing old while still poor
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The U.S. is know for lying about everything to start wars that destroy lives, peoples, nations... (see e.g. the book titled "War is a Lie"). That has been clearly the case for Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, Syria... perhaps also Sudan. But is the U.S. also sowing the seeds, planting the lies, to justify it going to war with China? With all my heart, I certainly hope not. But … [Read more...] about If China and the U.S.-led Hegemonic Block Ever Gets into a War, the War Started this Way … with a Lie…
We've had many discussions here on Chinese Nationalism. Last year, Chinese nationalism was stoked in the aftermath of the West's response to the riots in Tibet and in the lead up to the Olympics. Many in the West chided China on a host of issues - from domestic human rights abuses to China's policies in Africa. Many viewed with wary eyes the rise of Chinese nationalism, with … [Read more...] about In Glorious China We Trust?