Dream of the Dragon


by Justin

China’s been big-dogging it today, embracing a rarely seen degree of diplomacy and collaboration.
The Financial Times ran a story about the success of Tim Geithner’s visit to China and a likely strengthening of the Yuan. The good news was qualified as being not good enough – the fiscal breakthrough won’t bolster the global economy, but China won’t be able to maintain its absurd domination of exports. Maybe. But it means Obama’s diplomacy and decision against implementing tariffs may have created a better playing field. Read the rest of this entry »

Talking out of turn.

by Justin

Nothing like being jailed under conditions of extreme medical negligence that just might constitute torture. All for publicly disagreeing, and doing so with the panache to bend the ear of Europe. Read the rest of this entry »