Tag: Deng Xiaoping

America’s Confrontational Approach to China is a Rejection of Realism

The age-old aphorism “if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it” can accurately describe China’s mentality towards both domestic matters and issues concerning cooperation with international partners. China’s model is one that transformed the world’s most populace nation from a place where at the turn of the 1980s 88% of all […]

Remembering Deng Xiaoping: China’s Great Reformer

As China celebrates what would have been Deng Xiaoping’s 124th birthday and the 40th anniversary of his historic reforms, the following piece looks back on Deng’s most profound achievements and the incredible impact of his legacy. Three Worlds to One Belt–One Road  In 1974, China’s future leader Deng Xiaoping addressed […]

Cuba on The Verge of Adopting Chinese Style Market Socialism With Cuban Characteristics

Cuba’s National Assembly has just adopted a new Constitution which replaces the previous one originally adopted in 1976. Some of the more internationally eye-catching changes are that while the position of the Communist Party remains intact, much as is the case in contemporary China and Vietnam, the goal of “building […]

While Some Nations Are Inspired by Nostalgia – Chinese President Xi Encourages The Youth to Dream Big For a Brighter Future

A frequent refrain among much of western media on all sides of the ideological spectrum is that “things aren’t what they used to be”. Donald Trump’s winning campaign slogan “Make America Great Again” was in fact a variation on this common theme – the clear implication being that things have […]