Category Archives: China

China: All the Way Down

Automobile Sales and Birth Rates Decline Worst Ever Car Sales Drop China reported the worst-ever monthly sales drop in the world’s largest vehicle market on Wednesday, exacerbating concerns over the country’s economic slowdown and growing impact of an ongoing trade … Continue reading

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China Toadies Shirk from Discussing Tiananmen

Thirty years after Tiananmen, for all its new wealth and progress, The People’s Republic of China remains a regime willing to stifle the freedoms that Westerners regard as a birthright. Let us not forget what the students of Tiananamen Square … Continue reading

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Why China is Losing: Reading Between the Lines

China increasingly realizes that it’s playing a losing hand in the trade war, and its counter-moves have been made mainly for public consumption in China. __ Source If you take the trouble to look at the items that China left … Continue reading

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China and Russia: Desperately Seeking Hegemony

Guest Article by Edward Lucas from the Center for European Policy Analysis The Toxic Twenty Revisited Russia and China are both engaged in an undeclared war on the West. They are not allies, but they cooperate. Their arsenals are different, … Continue reading

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You Know Nothing Chairman Xi

China Chooses to Lie Cheat and Steal Rather than Reform China could have chosen to abandon its long practices of forced technology transfer, product piracy, arbitrary discrimination against foreign litigants in disputes with Chinese companies, large scale industrial espionage, and … Continue reading

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Nations Ranked per capita GDP 2019

GDP is not the best measure of a nation’s wealth, since the nation that deliberately demolishes a building for no good reason then rebuilds it, will be assigned more points toward its GDP than a nation that simply builds a … Continue reading

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Will Skynet Terminators Speak Mandarin Chinese?

Can Communist China Build the End of the World? If Communist China wants to build the machines that bring about the end of the world, it must have abundant excess capital and it must generate (or steal) tremendous computer savvy. … Continue reading

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Chairman Xi Wants to Make China the Artificial Intelligence King of the World

China is being saturated with facial-recognition surveillance cameras, so that each citizen can be carefully measured and fitted against a national “social credit system” yardstick. Disloyal citizens will be denied benefits and opportunities given only to their more loyal comrade … Continue reading

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Crime and Punishment in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Today’s Prisons are Barbaric As horrific as prison conditions in medium and maximum security US prisons are, it is not difficult to find prisons elsewhere with much harsher conditions. The 5 most barbaric prisons in the world can be found … Continue reading

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The World’s Stupid Misapprehension of China

To understand the prospects for today’s China, one must see the obstacles and setbacks to China’s goals domestically (see video) and overseas via the OBOR plan. Do not listen to official CCP spokespersons or the well-paid overseas China sockpuppet “journalists” … Continue reading

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“a mirage in a desert that will soon entirely collapse”

… about 80% of Chinese people’s wealth is in the form of real estate, totaling over $65 trillion in value — almost twice the size of all G-7 economies combined. A significant slowdown could, therefore, have a substantial impact on … Continue reading

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China’s “S Curve” of Growth and Stagnation

Is China Already in Decline? The Chinese economy is not growing at 6.5 percent. It is probably growing by less than half of that. Not everyone agrees that the rate is that low, of course, but there is nonetheless a … Continue reading

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Lousy Chinese Schools Where “Everybody Cheats”

A quick search of the rankings of top world universities shows very few Chinese schools listed. Those which are ranked in the top 200 are very likely overrated due to the high levels of cheating which occur universally across China. … Continue reading

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China’s Decline Hits Positive Feedback Territory

Chinese economic growth continues to decline and it is feared China might even suffer a major recession because of the continued economic problems. __ Source Positive Feedback Decline in China? Slower growth in China means slower growth for the rest … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Real World, Suckas!

Smart Leaders Don’t Take Out Infrastructure Loans from China What It Means to Borrow Money From China Beijing readily loans money to country after country, making it possible for their governments to finance ambitious projects. But that also means that … Continue reading

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Does Russian GDP Rank Higher than China’s GDP?

By some rankings, Russian GDP per capita ranks 62nd in the world while China ranks 73d. According to World Bank statistics for 2017, Russia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita ranks 62nd in the world. __ Source Keep in mind … Continue reading

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Is Xi Jinping Bright Enough to Avoid War?

Highly placed members of the Chinese military are urging communist party leadership to attack the US Pacific fleet in a surprise “Pearl Harbor” style attack. “The United States is most afraid of death,” said Rear Admiral Luo Yuan on December … Continue reading

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China: Heavenly Mandate of Copper into Gold

Chinese Alchemy Symbolic of National Transformation? Chinese scientists achieved a feat of modern alchemy by transforming small quantities of copper into bacteria-sized grains of metal with catalytic properties similar to those of gold. This process may eventually produce enough “transformed … Continue reading

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Potholes Develop in One Belt One Road

More intelligent observers have begun to take a sceptical look at the nuts and bolts underlying Chairman Xi’s One Belt One Road “juggernaut.” Western press outlets have tended to cover the BRI as a triumphant PRC bid to remake global … Continue reading

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Japan Suddenly Becomes a Major Military Power Again

Japan Has Blue Water Position on China China has been creating artificial island fortresses in the South China Sea, but despite those advance bases, the dragon remains confined by the Japanese Islands, Taiwan, in part by South Korea, and the … Continue reading

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China Pursues Weapons with Abandon (Of the Economy)

Economy Before Military is a Better Rule to Follow Smarter rulers would have made certain of their economies before they put their nations in a military posture against the rest of the world. Scarcely a day goes by without hearing … Continue reading

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China is Riding the Storm Better than Russia

China’s Economic Slump Less Dangerous Than Russia’s Like the United States after the Great Financial Crisis in 2008, a Chinese financial crisis will lead to a nasty recession but not an economic collapse. GDP growth will likely recover after a … Continue reading

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Why President Trump is Determined to Spank Chairman Xi

Update: China’s Great Leap Backward China Enters a Stage of Vulnerability Here are some vulnerabilities, all of them affecting China’s economy and the Communist dictatorship’s ability to project power. Corruption challenges the dictatorship’s legitimacy. Managing the complex economy and addressing … Continue reading

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Who Will Help Russia Build Better?

Russia needs a lot of good men and good weapons to defend its vast and porous borders. Russia is falling behind on both. Who will help Russia to build more and better young men and weapons? Russia’s New Weapons Do … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: China’s Great White Grandfather

Chuan Da Ye People in the United States and other Western countries may have called Donald J. Trump a lot of different names, but in China, many people are addressing him as “Chuan Da Ye.” “Chuan” is the Chinese pronunciation … Continue reading

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