U.S. vs. China?
Yesterday, the U.S. and the eleven other nations announced that they had finally – after rounds and rounds of delays – an agreement. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have been
controversial and widely criticized, with secret negotiations taking place behind closed doors.
Even the ultra liberal and Western brain-washed readers of the New York Times see little to like about the agreement. For example, within a day of the announcement of the agreement, the top 10 comments (as voted by the readers) in the
piece in which the NYT reported read: Continue reading Nations Agree on the Trans-Pacific Partnership … and My First Take of Its Significance
President Xi Jinping made an important speech in which he outlined a better way for the international community to move forward: not with hegemony, but with an eye toward win-win cooperation.
Below is a transcript. An official U.N. copy can be found
here. Continue reading Xi Jinping’s U.N. Speech
Dambisa Moyo – Is China the new idol for emerging economies
It is refreshing to see public intellectuals other than Eric X Li speak openly against the blind faith that most westerners place in their own brand of democratic governance and market capitalism (a faith that they attempt to impose on the rest of the world). However, I wanted to voice my skepticism on two of Moyo’s assumptions that I noticed in this linked video.
Continue reading African Economist Dambisa Moyo: Is China the new idol for emerging economies?