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Paul Volcker

“It was August of 1981 and Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker was the most unpopular man in America. Unemployment was 11 percent, the prime interest rate was 21.5 percent, the economy was in a tailspin and it had all been … Continue reading

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Japan may fire warning shots at Chinese aircraft, leading to war

Originally posted on China Daily Mail:
A Chinese plane enters air space claimed by Japan. Photo: AP SCMP says in its report: “Tokyo considers authorising Japanese military aircraft to take action if China’s planes enter air space near disputed waters…

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Analysts split over report saying China ‘far healthier’ than America

Originally posted on China Daily Mail:
A report by a top mainland academic institution that suggests China is in a far healthier state than the United States and will soon overtake the world’s only superpower economically has sparked controversy, with…

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China expands and conquers

It would appear that China is playing the game of Risk for serious. The Phillippines and Vietnam are not thrilled with China’s new passport, which shows a map of Chinese territory that includes all of the South China Sea and … Continue reading

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L’Euro: La Rentrée

Our finance guru Randal Hines says it’s time to batten down the hatches and get back into wrangling that pesky eurozone crisis. In an article in the Fall 2012 issue of Carnet Atlantique, he raises a few good points about … Continue reading

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China’s state media advocates democratic decision-making

Originally posted on China Daily Mail:
Hu Jintao Foreign agencies report from Beijing, and SCMP says in its report entitled “Listen to protesters, authorities told” that after weekend riots, China’s “top Communist Party mouthpiece yesterday urged authorities to listen to…

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China: Sansha capital Yongxing Island under strict military control

Originally posted on China Daily Mail:
Yongxing Island Hong Kong Ming Pao’s reporter has recently been on Yongxing Island and found that the island is under strict military control due to the rising tensions in the South China Sea. The…

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