“Shanghai Gets Supersized”
The Chinese discover the attractions of getting rich:
When building projects grew scarce in the United States a few years ago, the California architect Robert Steinberg opened an office in Shanghai. He says he didn’t understand the city until the night he dined with some prospective clients. “I was trying to make polite conversation and started discussing some political controversy that seemed important at the time,” he recalls. “One of the businessmen leaned over and said, ‘We’re from Shanghai. We care only about money. You want to talk politics, go to Beijing.’ ”
1) Our own government chides those of us who pay taxes for being greedy because we don’t want to give the politicians even more of our money to do things...Read More
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.
By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton NoisyRoom.net Photo: CNN With no major world power posing any kind of a threat to them, China
By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton NoisyRoom.net “The United States is declining as a nation and as a world power with mostly sighs
Before we get to the money quote, which happens to be the 2nd to last paragraph of this Politico story,