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China Preparing for Next Great Leap Forward?

Can China Reverse its Present Stall? China is experiencing an unexpected slowdown in its global ambitions. The very nature of economic growth in China has changed in an ominous way. A closer look at the fixed causes behind China’s unhealthy … Continue reading

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China’s Economic Conundrum

Better Measurements of China’s Economic Growth Picture China is desperate for global clout of the economic, political, and military varieties. China’s future prospects rest upon China’s economic growth, but reliable figures for China’s true growth are difficult to come by, … Continue reading

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Economic Realities in China

Most casual observers of world affairs tend to judge China’s wealth by the flashy skyline photos of new construction. But such images give a false impression of the true state of economic affairs in China. According to a World Bank … Continue reading

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Making Strong Russian Bones

It is not always clear why the children growing up in particular countries seem to be especially at risk of chronic ailments and developmental disorders. But one likely explanation is an immersion in a toxic milieu that encompasses water, soil, … Continue reading

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Built to Fail: Is This System Destined to Take Over the Earth?

Nearly every month brings news of an infrastructure failure, dramatic or mundane. In August a new $300 million eight-lane suspension bridge in Harbin collapsed, sending four trucks tumbling and leaving three dead. __ Bloomberg This lack of quality materials and … Continue reading

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China Has the Best Human Organs at Good Prices, No Wait Time

This is a $12 Billion a Year Industry in China Over the past 17 years, China’s human organ transplant industry has grown rapidly, earning itself an international reputation for reasonable cost, short waiting times before organs become available, and generally … Continue reading

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ISIS Cyber Caliphate Operates Out of the Kremlin

According to German experts, the so-called Islamic State is unable to carry out complex hack attacks. According to Der Spiegel, the truth is that Kremlin’s hackers are behind the cyber-caliphate. __ Der Spiegel Claims Russia Responsible FSB, GRU, and SVR … Continue reading

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Why Can’t China and Russia Innovate?

These days, China and Russia are more famous for stealing, pirating, and copying foreign technology than for meaningful homegrown innovation. Europe Can Innovate Over the past 6 centuries, Europe and its diaspora have been the global centre of innovation. European … Continue reading

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China vs. Russia: Race to Implosion

China and Russia on Track to Disintegrate? Which will collapse and disintegrate first? China, or Russia? “From what I can see, and my Chinese wife can see, China will probably soon implode. Just what the catalyst will be is uncertain… … Continue reading

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Chinese Looking for “Secrets of the Jews”

Why Are Jews so Successful in Science, Maths, and Business? In the sciences, Jews have won 22 percent of all the Nobel Prizes ever awarded – 29 percent of the prizes since 1950, after the Holocaust destroyed a third of … Continue reading

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China is at War With the World — In One Way or Another

Why is China Attacking the US? This is an easy question. China is attacking the US because China is #2, and the US stands in its way. In order to become #1 — even in East Asia — China must … Continue reading

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US Charitable Giving: Government vs Private

US Government Global Humanitarian Assistance In the fiscal year 2015, the US Agency for International Develepment (USAID) and the Department of State provided more than $6bn in life-saving humanitarian assistance. __ http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2015/dec/10/global-humanitarian-crisis-continuous-increase-funding Private US Charitable Giving In 2014, the largest … Continue reading

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China Plans to House 3.4 Billion People

A new surge of urban development may create a new wave of “ghost cities” in China, as the country draws up plans to house as many as 3.4 billion people, far in excess of its current population. … According to … Continue reading

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$3.2 Trillion Wiped from Chinese Shares in Just 3 Weeks Oil prices take notice of Chinese economic implosion. A stock market crash there has seen $3.2 trillion wiped from the value of Chinese shares in just three weeks, triggering an … Continue reading

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Poison and its Consequences

Poisoning of the air, land, and waters is the legacy of the USSR, and is an ongoing legacy of modern communist China. From the days of the USSR: The mountains of solid wastes, and lakes of liquid ones, near most … Continue reading

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Record Numbers Fleeing from US Citizenship

Today the Treasury Department published the names of individuals who renounced their U.S. citizenship or terminated their long-term U.S. residency (“expatriated”) during the fourth quarter of 2014. …. The [3,415] total for the year breaks last year’s record number of … Continue reading

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Is China Ready to Join the Developed World?

China is making plans to build a massive rocket booster designated the Long March-9. If it is ready for launch in the year 2028, it will be larger than the US Saturn V. China is in the middle of a … Continue reading

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Rails of Decline: Paying China to Connect the Global Idiocracy

Connecting Southern Slums to Northern Promise China is about to lay track for a shorter and faster version of the Cape-to-Cairo rail line that imperialist planners such as Cecil Rhodes proposed as a way of uniting Britain’s colonial possessions. China’s … Continue reading

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The Empire, Long Divided, Must Unite; Long United, Must Divide

Nations are fictions which exist only as long as the right people continue believing in them. __ Attributed to Al Fin For thousands of years, one Chinese dynasty has followed another. But not every dynasty has been able to control … Continue reading

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China’s Slow Motion Collapse?

The Chinese may “boast” that Peking University is one of the world’s best, “but no people really believe that.” Nowadays in China, he says, “the middle-class and rich persons and officials’ children—they’re sent to the U.S. to study. They know … Continue reading

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