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Can Xi Jinping turn China's economy around?

(This article was originally published by the Asia Society on ChinaFile.)

By David Schlesinger

When things hit their extreme, they can only move to the opposite direction — 物极必反 ( 462 more words


Ari Fleischer: How Republicans Can Win the White House

Fox News — Low growth, low wages and persistently high long-term unemployment have led tens of millions of Americans to lose confidence that Washington – or anyone – can do anything about it. 80 more words


China's Tanking Stock Market Plunges Even Further

In China, red is a lucky color. So instead of the normal crimson, the nation’s stock market uses green to denote shares that are down. As the Shanghai and Shenzhen indexes opened for trading on July 8, a forest of neon green settled across electronic stock boards nationwide. 587 more words

the humiliation and depraved nature of austerity

bravo to greece!

yes, there are irresponsibilities to consider, along with how well allegedly representative governing actually works.

debt is the bane of existence, yet the average american must be subjected to parallels with the current grecian experience including lack of medical care and owing, owing, owning in order to keep going. 337 more words

Corporate Personhood

$$$ How Much is Enough $$$ - An Artists Journey To Life: Day 695

I recently read an article published by the CBC news about a homeless man in his 60’s who returned a briefcase he found that had 2000.00 dollars in it. 744 more words

Best For All

Good Governance 16 – Implications of the Bond Disaster for Good Governance, as explained by a former Deputy Governor

I was deeply concerned about what seems corruption in the Central Bank, an institution that had never previously roused any suspicion on such grounds. What we have thus far discovered at the Committee on Public Enterprises is startling, but obviously I cannot refer to this now. 1,425 more words

Good Governance

On Financial Parasites and Predators

Reform is impossible in a system optimized for centralized power and financial predators and parasites.

The problem with optimizing private gain by any means available is you also optimize financial predators and parasites. 270 more words