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The Economic Future of China and Hong Kong

Daniel J. Mitchell  I’m currently in Asia, where I just finished a series of speeches about economic policy in China and Hong Kong. These two jurisdictions offer very powerful lessons about the importance of economic policy. Hong Kong is supposed to be Nirvana for libertarians. It holds the top spot in the Economic Freedom of […] Continue reading →

See iPhone 6 Clone Pics are Here

 The anticipation surrounding the iPhone 6 is growing quickly. Every single year we see some variant of an iPhone clone pop up, usually originating out of China — and since there have been many leaks of the device in the past few months, there is already a functional iPhone 6 clone in the wild. The device seems very similar to the previously leaked dummy models, […] Continue reading →

Tech. Demand for PCs still erratic, outlook unstable

 Improved demand for personal computers after years of declines may not last as emerging markets remain weak and recent corporate upgrades in the United States and Europe may prove fleeting. The latest sign that the PC market’s stability could be short-lived came from technology distributor Synnex Corp. Its shares have slumped 16 percent since Chief […] Continue reading →

Chinese hackers hit US personnel networks

 Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clearances, according to The New York Times. Senior U.S. officials say the hackers gained access to some of […] Continue reading →

Preparation for conflict with Russia and China pairs up with recent U.S. rhetoric

Globalist Think Tank Calls for Pentagon Emphasis on War with China and Russia A think tank connected to Zbigniew Brzezinski and Henry Kissinger, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), is calling for retooling the U.S. military in preparation of a “great power conflict” with “a newly aggressive Russia and rapidly modernizing China,” according […] Continue reading →

The Almighty Dollar Is In Peril As The Global ‘De-Dollarization’ Trend Accelerates

Prominent international voices are starting to question why the U.S. dollar should be so overwhelmingly dominant.  As the Obama administration continues to alienate almost everyone else around the entire planet, an increasing number of prominent international voices are starting to question why the U.S. dollar should be so overwhelmingly dominant in global trade.  In previous […] Continue reading →

The Rudeness of Wedding Registries

Jeff Jacoby  I’VE ALWAYS taken a dim view of wedding gift registries, on the principle that greed is bad and greed masquerading as courtesy is worse. But I relented, just for a moment, when I read about the public’s reaction after learning that Jon Meis, the Seattle Pacific University student who disarmed a killer during […] Continue reading →