The current world order is grossly unfair ... historians of an enlightened future may come back to view our times as the dark ages ... when humans remain bonded to and oppressed by the hegemony and ideology "markets," "rule of law," "freedom" and "democracy". The pure hypocrisy of the world is never ending. And here is just one other small case study... China is often … [Read more...] about U.S. Complains of Current Account Deficit and China Appetite for Western Technologies – A Self Inflicted Wound?
When Trump was voted president last year, I was hopeful that the door for next level of U.S. China cooperation will be opened. I am still hopeful, but when things like this happen, it makes me realize just how hard change can be. The U.S. and China share many differences that should be smoothed out. Here, I am not talking about garbage talks about "human rights" or … [Read more...] about Fair Trade Links
So there we have it: the Trump administration has reached out to China to affirm America's "One-China" policy. According to this Washington Post report: … [Read more...] about Trump Administration Reaches out to China to Affirm “One-China” Policy
[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
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 … [Read more...] about Nations Agree on the Trans-Pacific Partnership … and My First Take of Its Significance