New York Times Declares New Era for U.S. Business in China

By KEITH BRADSHER NOV. 9, 2014  Note this line in the last paragraph: “Washington doesn’t appear to have any idea on how to deal with China’s rising economic nationalism.” It’s clear that’s what Bradsher is trying to say. Times writers traditionally reserve the last paragraph to tweak at what they really are thinking… Photo An […]…

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Where are the Nattering Nabobs of Negativity Now?

Okay, I admit I borrowed that line from Spiro Agnew, but I am applying it to the politicians and public intellectuals, mostly on the right side of the political spectrum, who argue that any government investment in technology represents “industrial policy,” or “picking winners and losers,” or, more recently, “corporate cronyism.” Here is a case […]…

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What’s Truly Important about Chinese Economic Ambitions

I’m reading a lot of blather these days about how fast the Chinese economy is growing, and can continue to grow, and about how soon its total size will surpass that of the United States. These are the wrong questions to be asking. The Chinese, with four times as many people as the United States, […]…

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