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Secretary Clinton and China: So Far, So Good

I’m often asked what the Chinese think of the election of Barack Obama. This is a question that has several answers. On one level, the election of an African-American as President of the United States has reinforced in the minds of the Chinese how unique and different the U.S. is as a country. On another, […]

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“Distribution of Capital” NOT “Excessive Savings” Is The Issue in China

Premier Wen Jiabao got it right when he told the Financial Times that it is “ridiculous” to criticize China for saving too much. “If the U.S., U.K. and other Westerners were foolish enough to hawk their future by spending earned money, they need look no further than the mirror,” he added. The Financial Times had […]

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