Daily Archives: May 11, 2015

China’s Strategy for Self-Defeat?

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Why Beijing might want to take some of its own ancient advice. 

by | The National Interest | Original Source

Mao Zedong, as he made his desperate escape from the Nationalist forces of Chiang Kai-shek during the Long March in the 1930s, brought only one book with him, Michael Pillsbury reports in The Hundred-Year Marathon: China’s Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower.read the full article

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China’s “ghost cities”: a fever of destruction, construction, and abandonment [9/29]

Evergreen Enterprise World Abandoned Places Photo Gallery

A man walks past a castle that was supposed to be part of Asia’s biggest amusement park, in Beijing. Work halted on the project years ago because of financial problems, and in 2013 developers demolished much of it for redevelopment. But the castle still stands, a reminder of better times in that part of Beijing’s periphery.… read the full article

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The Worst Business Decisions of All Time [Ross Perot passes on Microsoft]

The Worst Business Decisions of All Time

When we look back at the greatest business blunders of all time we have hindsight on our side. We don’t have to worry about making the tough decision, we can instead merely point and laugh at the wrong ones.

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Quote for the Day, Monday May 11, 2015

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“The problem with getting quotes off of the Internet is that you can never tell if they’re genuine” 

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