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Tag Archives: China
Marketing All Those EVs: Is the Auto Industry Up to the Challenge?
The future is electric — how will demand for EVs be satisfied in the near term? The mid-term?
Geopolitics – Now More Than Ever
Nations always compete with one another. But, their goals need not involve wars — welcome to the new world of trade competition, the new geopolitics!
Does Democracy Have a Future in America?
Why do things look grim for liberal democracy these days? How can our traditional democratic values fight back? Can we get together on any unimpeachable authority?
Coming Cold War with China: Good or Bad?
What is at the root of the new cold war with China? Looking at different forms of imperialism …
The New Geopolitics: Class, Capital, Nationalism
Ever since the first nation-states, there has been geopolitics, today competition between “great powers” is complicated by the multinational aspects of capital, confronting new nationalism.
More on Volvo Gasoline Engine Phase-out
It starts with the prestige makes, like Volvo, Tesla, BMW, then filters down to the mass market … note: Volvo’s first all-electric vehicle will be made in China (they are now owned by China’s Geely)
Link from Vox
Unaware of economic facts, as usual, Trump claims China currency manipulation going in opposite direction from what it has been doing for last two years