“Shanghai Gets Supersized”
The Chinese discover the attractions of getting rich:
When building projects grew scarce in the United States a few years ago, the California architect Robert Steinberg opened an office in Shanghai. He says he didn’t understand the city until the night he dined with some prospective clients. “I was trying to make polite conversation and started discussing some political controversy that seemed important at the time,” he recalls. “One of the businessmen leaned over and said, ‘We’re from Shanghai. We care only about money. You want to talk politics, go to Beijing.’ ”
It took a lot of guts to do what this young man did. They also offered him 20k in hush money. Fabulous. The proof in my opinion here is that...Read More
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.
As in most backward societies, women in China are often beaten by their husbands and frequently in public. Usually no
Before we get to the money quote, which happens to be the 2nd to last paragraph of this Politico story,
Cross-posted at UNCOVERAGE.net Let’s continue last week’s discussion of the suicidal slave-workers of Foxconn in China who are contracted to