He is indeed quite unlike any other president before him.
Lately, there has been some controversy over whether the virtual economy has disrupted the physical economy. The Chinese manufacturing industry’s use of the internet and other financial means to grow is the way of the future and cannot be interrupted. Manufacturing cannot develop in a completely insular environment; [Read more]
Since the moment that Barack Obama became president of the United States in 2008, and over the following eight years, the political situation in the world has changed significantly. Whether we’re talking about, among other issues, the restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba, his support of the fight against [Read more]
It’s believed that Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. election is a victory of nationally-oriented forces over the global elite, a victory that’s become a starting point for similar political changes in other countries of the Western world.
Such an interpretation undoubtedly merits attention. Yet I think that [Read more]
Barack Obama gave his farewell address this Wednesday Beijing time, providing the world with his most comprehensive and well-received commentary on his term in office. Obama’s heavy “self-praise” is certainly understandable under the American system.
The majority of the achievements Obama listed are highly [Read more]
While it's often outsiders who affirm the need to free the government of lobbies and conflicts of interest, they always end up becoming alligators themselves once at the top of the food chain.
The appearance of a candidate like Trump and his victory ... speak to the fact that the United States has met with a deep systemic crisis.
Although Trump and the Republican Party have already obtained a historic victory, the path of the president going forward is not smooth.
Donald Trump has promised hatred, and hatred is what he will deliver.
Trump’s capriciousness and contrary nature will make it hard for the world to adjust.