Metamorphosis of The Empire – Resistance is Futile

The promotion and infusion of ‘western virtues and values’ – greed, promiscuity, and moral degradation, and the glorification of ‘wealth’ and ‘pompousness’, into the fabrics of Chinese society suggest that China has fallen into the trap the same Western Empire that had devoured the West. In this essay – The final in the series, we analyze and interpret the events in China with this perspective. P r e f a c e China has emerged as the New Powerhouse on the global stage. And, The Empire has made its decision again; China has to be The New Seat of The … Continue reading Metamorphosis of The Empire – Resistance is Futile

It’s official: America is now No. 2

A Bank of China branch under construction early this year in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. By Brett Arends Chinese economy overtakes the U.S.’s to become the largest Hang on to your hats, America. And throw away that big, fat styrofoam finger while you’re about it. There’s no easy way to say this, so I’ll just say it: We’re no longer No. 1. Today, we’re No. 2. Yes, it’s official. The Chinese economy just overtook the United States economy to become the largest in the world. For the first time since Ulysses S. Grant was president, America is not the leading economic … Continue reading It’s official: America is now No. 2

Techno-nationalism in China’s rise: the next gunpowder moment

By Simon Hansen In their hunt for an elixir of immortality, Taoist alchemists discovered gunpowder, sparking an era of warfare defined by the use of firearms. Centuries later, the steam sloop Nemesis, with her twin 32-pounders, would destroy Chinese war junks in the first opium war, forcing China to cede control of Hong Kong to the British. Innovation that gave China early strategic advantage spread widely, was improved and established an inequality in military power, leaving China on the weaker side of that divide. A perception of vulnerability has led China’s leaders to adopt an enthusiastic and nationalistic approach to … Continue reading Techno-nationalism in China’s rise: the next gunpowder moment

This Is Why China Russia & China Are Now “The Enemy”

Source: Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog The suppression of gold prices is essential at all costs to the Anglo-American banking interests. The saber rattling and attempts to lure Russia and China into military conflict are about who controls the financial world. Russia and China keep accumulating the eternal currency – gold. The American Empire and their EU disciples continue to accumulate debt and print fiat currencies. Has fiat paper ever won out over gold in the long-run? Change is coming. Revolution is in the air. You can sense the desperation of the ruling oligarchs. Their fiat world is … Continue reading This Is Why China Russia & China Are Now “The Enemy”