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Trump’s Visit To China

During his upcoming visit to China, Donald Trump can reserve his place in history by initiating formal dialogue on two subjects with his Chinese counterpart. They are (a) currency and monetary cooperation framework, and (b) strategic arms limitation talks. He should bring up these subjects when he goes on the stroll one-on-one with Xi Jingping. […]

China’s New Era Under Xi Jingping

The 19th Party Congress just concluded with the election of the new leadership.  As expected, the lineup reflects solid support for Xi Jingping in his second term. Xi Jingping Thought = Socialism With Chinese Characteristics For A New Era The Party Congress consolidated Xi Jingping’s power and elevated his status to the level of Mao […]

The Double Doubling and the Two One-Hundred-Year Goals

Before the 19th Party Congress concludes, let me brief you on some housekeeping issues that are scheduled to be affirmed. The Double Doubling This is an affirmation that, by 2020, China will have doubled its 2010 (1) overall GDP, and (2) average per capita GDP of the rural population. The second target is to ensure […]

19th Party Congress

The Party and the People This week, the Communist Party of China (“CPC”) will convene its 19th Party Congress. It is the assembly of Party representatives held every five years to choose its leaders. In March next year, the representatives of the people of the various ethnic nationalities of China will gather for the 13th […]

The Three Oldest Classes (老三届 “Lao San Jie” or “LSJ”)

Legacy Of The Cultural Revolution With China’s upcoming 19th Party Congress in mid-October, approximately half of the people known as the Lao San Jie (the “LSJ”)老三届, or the Three Oldest Classes, will begin to retire from China’s top leadership.  Born between 1947 and 1952, the LSJ were the oldest kids in junior and senior high […]

China : A Middle Class Blockbuster

I forgot to mention in my post “Goldman Sachs Report and China’s New Financial Lifeforms” the phenomenal rise of China’s middle class: The 300-500 million emergent and rapidly-growing middle class is propelling new realities, including financial technology. It is a socio-economic blockbuster that will be felt throughout the world for a long time to come. […]

How China Works — Six Elements

“There is no best, only better.” – Xi Jingping A Grand Delusion I have lived in China for the most part of the past 15 years, during which it developed from a relatively poor country into what its government now officially calls “the early stage of a moderately prosperous society”. The rest of the world […]

Liberty Blitzkrieg

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. - Albert Camus

Hidden Forces

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." - Voltaire

aceloewgold

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." - Voltaire

Touch Stone Connect

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