Will China‚Äôs Upcoming Communist Party Congress Formalize ‚ÄėXi‚Äôism‚Äô?

  The once in five years upcoming Congress of China‚Äôs ruling Communist Party, to be held this autumn, would in every circumstance be a major global political event. But this year‚Äôs Congress will be even more significant because it will formally consolidate Xi Jinping‚Äôs position as China‚Äôs most powerful leader since Deng Xiaoping and Mao…

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Why you should support China in one chart РChina accounts for 78% of the world reduction of the number living in poverty

  The greatest problem facing the overwhelming majority of the people¬†living in the world is inadequate incomes and poverty. ‚ÄčThis is literally a¬†life and death question. A person living in a low income country by World Bank standards lives only 62 years compared to 81 years in a high income economy – a difference of…

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Opinion polls show a socialist is now the most popular politician in the United States

  ‚ÄčAn opinion poll has reaffirmed that¬†the most popular politician in the US is a socialist – Bernie Sanders. As Vice reports: ‘A new poll found that among all other notable American senators, representatives, and even the president, Bernie Sanders reigns supreme as the most popular politician in the nation… ‘The¬†Harvard-Harris Poll‚ÄĒan online survey conducted…

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China’s¬†state owned enterprises (SOEs) show their strength

  The most fundamental source of confusion for¬†Western commentators on China’s economy is that they mistakenly believe their own myth that China’s is a capitalist economy – not a socialist one. In fact China is clear that the state sector plays the leading role of the economy – something no capitalist economy does. The¬†latest meeting…

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Bannon thinks he’s on vacation from the White House ‚Äď but not that he has left it for good

  China‚Äôs foreign policy will, entirely correctly, take advantage of the departure of anti-China hawk Steve Bannon from the White House to attempt to continue to convince the Trump administration that the policy in the interests of both countries is a ‚Äėwin-win‚Äô one. This policy is clearly correct whatever the immediate results. If, most favourably,…

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