søndag 28. april 2019

China is watching Western democracy eat itself

Over the next few months, the world's current and previous superpowers are set to undergo enormous self-harm. The biggest victim could be democracy itself, and the biggest losers the approximately 4 billion people who live in its imperfect embrace. As London and Washington convulse, China belches along, gobbling up cultures in a way that should alarm us all. This week, China's future global dominance was on full display as foreign leaders headed to Beijing in the hope of securing lucrative projects as part of China's Belt and Road Initiative.