Has anything changed since 1840? Trade, imperialism, Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta megacity
In modern times, China has been the ultimate challenge for imperialists: it’s independence being an enigma to Europeans and Americans. From Marco Polo to Mike Pompeo, China has been a mystery to Christian crusaders.
Ireland’s Faustian pact with U.S. capital
Ireland’s elite swallow uncritically the agenda of U.S. capital. And, as sure as night follows day, they will die as a result. It remains to be seen if the Irish working class will do likewise. The signs are not good.
Ireland is a racket (for foreign capital)
For 60 years Ireland has based its economy on attracting in foreign direct investment. And what’s has it got to show for it? One of the highest per capita national debts in the world and one of the highest rent regimes in the world.