Category Archives: Political Economy of Democracy

What political and economical challenges and opportunities modern democracy is facing and how it should navigate through them.

Dollars Slay the Dragon VI — DEI: A Mirror of Justice


Continued from the last post: Dr. Z continued his comments on DEI: “Beginning at the Nixon Shock, the Western DEI strategy has been going through a long fast development. More firmly believing in free market than others, Western ruling elites … Continue reading

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Dollars Slay the Dragon V — The Magic of US Debts


Continued from the last post: Dr. Z continued to explain the key role of the US monetary system in its DEI strategy: “In the Western DEI strategy, Federal Reserve’s monetary policies played a key role. They worked as a handle … Continue reading

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Dollars Slay the Dragon IV — DEI: A New Type Of Cold War


Continued from the last post: After Dr. Z asked me to think about whose crisis this financial crisis really is, I responded: “After listening to your analysis about this financial crisis, I feel as if you are implying this crisis … Continue reading

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Dollars Slay the Dragon III — Whose Crisis Is This?


In the Christmas of 2008, an old friend, Dr. Z, called me as usual. We got to know each other in China in the late 1990s when he was still a mathematician in training. Later on, he moved to US … Continue reading

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Dollars Slay the Dragon II — the Broken Dream on Olympus


Related Old Post I still remember one special afternoon in 1992. At that time, I was a high school student living on campus. Since most students in our high school didn’t live on campus and it was a weekend afternoon, … Continue reading

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Dollars Slay the Dragon I — the Beginning of the End


First of all, I have to make an apology to all the readers who are willing to follow my blog here, for I have failed to publish any new post in more than three months. I had hoped to do … Continue reading

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Do Iraqis Really Hate Americans?


A Chinese article about Iraq War Before I could humbly express any of my own opinions on international order and relations, I have to translate and present another old Chinese article here. It was written some time in 2006. I … Continue reading

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