I Wonder What You Will Do When The Chinese

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    Calling The Shots

    It won't be long before the United States is unable to call the shots -- at least not the way it has for the last twenty years.  How will Americans react when they can't automatically get their way anymore?  I suspect pretty poorly.  How will they be able to...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2010

    Now Versus Then

    In my parents time, we could talk and talk about the performance of Chinese citizens, and it made no difference because they were not competing with the rest of us. We could complain that the kids at home smoked too much weed and didn't do their homework because the European...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    Apr 13, 2011

    About Money

    The Chinese government has been under a lot of pressure to allow its currency to float freely against other currencies instead of pegging it to (I believe) the $US.  The belief is that if they cease their merchanitilist machinations, the balance of trade between China and...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2010

    Where Do Your Shoes Come From?

    Here is an interesting one.  Over the past forty years, shoe production has gone from factories in the US mostly to different countries in Asia, more or less working its way down the rim and expanding all the while, until now it mainly resides in southern China.  The...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 10, 2010

    What Will You Do When The Chinese Dominate The World?

    Of course, it is not a forgone conclusion.  However, the United States has been following Britain down the path of pity and self-loathing.  It is a pitty in both cases, but I don't think that trend will change.  Therefore, I ask what do you think you should do to...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2010
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