Chinese Economy

The Outlaw Life

Someday the pandemic will end. But it will quickly be replaced by a ‘climate crisis’. And many of the ‘emergency’ measures put in place to control you during the pandemic will be used again.

Common Prosperity, Uncommon Brutality

That phrase ‘common prosperity’ is one the CCP has used to criticise China’s superstar CEOs like Ma. In a collectivist political economy, you can’t celebrate or venerate individual success or brilliance.

We’re All China Now

Despite the overnight celebrations (US markets up more than 1%), we’re starting to see the first major cracks emerge in China’s property market. But China is exporting more than just misery (or coming misery) to…

The Rum Rebellion