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The Problem(s) With China’s Population Drop

Jan. 17, 2023 589 comments By Paul Krugman Opinion Columnist 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版Leer en español “China’s population declined last year, for the first time since the mass deaths associated with Mao Zedong’s disastrous Great Leap Forward in the 1960s. Or maybe it would be more accurate to say that China has announced that its population declined. Many observers are skeptical about …

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NICHOLAS KRISTOF

Banana Peels for Xi Jinping Nov. 30, 2022 By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “There’s a Soviet joke that has long circulated in China, about a man who is arrested for protesting in Moscow’s Red Square by holding up a blank sheet of paper. “How can you arrest me?” the man objects in one version. “I …

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THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

How China Lost America Nov. 1, 2022 By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist   阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “When future historians look back on 2022, they will have a lot to choose from when they ask the question: What was the most important thing that happened that year? Was it Brexit, Chexit, Ruxit or Trumpit? Was it the meltdown of …

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THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

China’s Bullying Is Becoming a Danger to the World and Itself By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “Ever since Deng Xiaoping opened China to the world in the late 1970s, many in the West wanted to see the country succeed, because we thought China — despite its brutal authoritarian political structure — was on a path …

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Is There a War Coming Between China and the U.S.?

By Thomas L. Friedman April 27, 2021 Opinion Columnist阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 If you’re looking for a compelling beach read this summer, I recommend the novel “2034,” by James Stavridis, a retired admiral, and Elliot Ackerman, a former Marine and intelligence officer. The book is about how China and America go to war in 2034, beginning with a naval battle near …

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China Doesn’t Respect Us Anymore — for Good Reason – Thomas L. Friedman – NYT

We’ve stopped following our formula for success. By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion ColumnistMarch 23, 2021阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 1486 “Sometimes a comedian cuts through foreign policy issues better than any diplomat. Bill Maher did that the other week with an epic rant on U.S.-China relations, nailing the most troubling contrast between the two countries: China can still get big things done. …

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Opinion | The World-Shaking News That You’re Missing – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist Nov. 26, 2019 478 The site of a meeting in June between President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “SINGAPORE — One of the most negative byproducts of the Trump presidency is that all we talk about now is Donald Trump. Don’t get me …

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Opinion | Let’s Not Take Cues From a Country That Bans Winnie the Pooh – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Oct. 9, 2019 356 A display of plush dolls in the Winnie-the-Pooh collection at a Disney store in Shanghai last year.CreditCreditAssociated Press “What happens when China’s enforcers come after Winnie-the-Pooh? Will we reluctantly hand over Pooh Bear? Really sorry about this, Winnie, but China’s an important market! Winnie-the-Pooh has been banned in …

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