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Unbreakable China? (and vid)
"We've all heard the adage that the Chinese word for 'crisis' is composed of two characters, signifying danger and opportunity. While the story itself appears to be a misconception, it hasn't stopped Beijing from pursuing this exact strategy, seeking silver and even gold linings in every cloud.
Having confidently repelled the COVID-19 downturn, China is set to be the only major economy to register growth this year - much to the envy of its rival America. If Donald Trump hasn't managed to stop China, can Joe Biden do it? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Martin Jacques, former Senior Fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University and author of When China Ruled the World."
'...The West has dominated the world for roughly 200 years. The West is extremely bad at understanding other cultures and other kinds of societies, precisely because it believes that everyone should be motoring in a Western direction - so it doesn't really feel the need to understand other cultures. This is one of the great problems the West is facing now..."
Today's tweet from K. Matthews of Montreal Inst. for Genocide Studies condemns the EU for a trade deal with China. Same guy who compared Parti Quebecois chef to Pol Pot.