Posts Tagged by China
|October 16, 2014||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles, High Cost of Land, Inequality / Concentration|
Who doesn’t want to be a landlord? Without inventing a better mousetrap or starring in a Hollywood movie, you can rake in a fortune.
|September 2, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption|
China stands out as the single example of having achieved economic growth for many amid widespread corruption for a few.
|June 26, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption|
President Xi Jinping leads an anticorruption drive. To set a good example, his family members sell off some assets for millions.
|June 6, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
The ruling Communist Party is in trouble. Demonstrators burned two police cars. A protester and a policeman were seriously injured.
|May 29, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
The air, water, soil, and food are so toxic that even the politicians and business people mad for growth must try to make amends.
|May 28, 2014||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
Disposable housing may kick in be sooner than most people think. How long before you can 3D print a new body for yourself?
|April 18, 2014||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Environmental, Health|
Breathing bad air, despite getting better in some places, may be worse than you have ever imagined.
|March 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
China gets a lot of things right but some mistakes are colossal like a whole city as a total white elephant.
|January 25, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Inequality / Concentration|
China catches up – or catches down – to the bad behavior of elites everywhere.
|January 22, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Regular readers may sense deja-vu. A new article covers an old story: smog from Asia, breathed by residents of the West Coast.
|January 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
If you want to see the sun, the sky, the stars, don’t bother looking up in China but turn to huge public screens for a show.
|January 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
You’ve heard about China’s smog but did you know pollution of air, water, land, and food has ruined 8 million acres of farmland across the country?
|December 30, 2013||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
The biggest country on Earth can’t easily feed itself yet rather than send armies to conquer others it sends companies to lease huge swaths of land.
|December 28, 2013||Posted by Staff under Health|
Though the Chinese news media are replete with stories about pollution, connecting the dots between dirty air and the rising cancer rate is risky.
|December 28, 2013||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
We humans do the funniest things, especially when we’re sheltered from suffering any downside due to our decisions.