Did China force the West to build a bureaucratic and corrupt plutocracy, equivalent to the corrupt rent-seeking Ottoman Empire?
I’m more concerned about all the lives lost first in conventional warfare and the massive exchange nuclear weapons certain to follow than empty stores.
It’s not about money or comfort. It’s about power. Some people are sociopathic and what they require from life is neither happiness or joy.
Picking cotton, like gathering grapes, is back-breaking work. One could call cotton pickers slave labourers anywhere in the world.
Personally, I look forward to more trade, more prosperity and positive economic growth in developing nations. Surely that was the point of globalism, non?
As the world’s largest creator of biological weapons, the last legal change the United States would want would be for countries who allow for the escape of biological weapons to be held responsible for the damages.
Will increasing investment in science and research be enough to counter China’s rise ? Unlikely, as long as fintech and reverse discrimination reign.
When asked about the algorithm Mark Zuck’s response was “amateurs”.