[An edited copy of this article under the title "America should not blame trade – or its trading partners – for its ills " is initially published at the South China Morning Post (pdf archive here)] Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are leading a new American awakening on global trade. According to the new emerging consensus, America has been the victim of bad trade deals - … [Read more...] about America at a Crossroad: Rethinking Trade, Geopolitics, and Economic Well-Being
Eric X. Li recently interviewed Francis Fukuyama on Political Systems, Political Legitimacy, Political Renewal and Decays for his Guancha views. The interview (about 53 minutes) is carried out in English with Chinese subtitles. A link to the video on youtube can be found here. A link to the video on tudou can be found here. A transcript of the interview on gunacha in … [Read more...] about Eric X. Li Interviews Francis Fukuyama on Political Systems, Political Legitimacy, Political Renewal and Decays
This is a belated post. I have been busy with a project at work the last couple of weeks... Still, I believe what I have to say is still relevant. It appears that the student protest occupying the Legislative Yuan the last 2-3 weeks is coming to an end. Depending on which media you read, the significance of the protest meant different things. Some think this is just a … [Read more...] about Taiwan’s Student Mob?
Eric X. Li, whom both YinYang and I know personally, recently gave this TED presentation on the ideological worship of two political systems - communism ... and electoral democracies. As usual, I find Li's perspective insightful and interesting. It certainly takes guts to stand up and speak against the predominant religion in the world! Now I appreciate even more how Galileo … [Read more...] about Eric X. Li: A tale of two political systems (李世默:两种制度的传说)