Month: August 2010

  • Etzioni on wrongheaded US views of India and China

    At World Policy Journal, which I have just discovered has an interesting blog, Amitai Etzioni in July argued that mainstream U.S. views on India and China are deeply flawed. When people talk about balancing Chinese power with a democratic ally in India, Etzioni argues, we buy into a long-discredited ideology of international relations. An excerpt: […]

  • Environment tax likely in China's next 5-year plan (my translation)

    [This is a bit of an experiment. I’m laying bare a bit my mediocre Chinese translation skills, but thought I’d provide a translation of an interesting interview. I hope to continue doing this sort of thing and to sharpen my abilities. Any corrections or comments very welcome! For now, here we go:] Greater Possibility of […]