LaoShan for the Holidays: Day 1

Usually on Chinese national holidays, I stay comfortably put in Shanghai and do not travel anywhere. The two major reasons for this are, Shanghai sheds itself of about 8 million people on National Holidays, no one wants to come here it seems, which makes the city almost peaceful and quiet. …

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China’s safe, right?

As with most things in life, it depends on how you define the terms, in this case “safe”. Pretty much any Chinese main-lander you talk to, both at home and abroad, will say “China is a safe country”. Most expats living here will also agree, “China is safe”. If you are talking …

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China’s Economy: Is it as good as everyone thinks?

Neither I nor anyone really doubts that China has a good economy. Everyone the world over has become familiar with China’s economic growth especially during the past decade. Just type “China” into google news and see how many stories pop up on a daily bases about China’s economy. Whether positive …

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China’s True Face: Fascism

Although the ruling dictators still hold to their “Communist” name, in reality they and China are anything but. Who they really are is Fascists and China is the world’s most populous fascist sate. One doesn’t have to look very long or hard before the first signs of China’s Fascist nature …

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Will China Ever Develop?

What is “development” and where does it come from? I’m currently reading “Civilization: the West and the Rest” by Niall Ferguson in an attempt to answer the stated question of this blog entry, “Will China Ever Develop?” It seems to me the answer is “probably not”. The reason I come …

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