November 2015

deserted mall

The Great Mall of China

How Shopping And Socialism Has Inverted The City. – by Nick Jewell — After three and a half decades of double-digit growth, China finally appears to be slowing.

Zhang Zhidong

Shanghai Debate 2015: China Rising

CHINA RISING In 1898, Zhang Zhidong said that China should adopt “Chinese learning for essence, Western learning for use”