FDL Book Salon Welcomes Donald Gross, The China Fallacy: How the U.S. Can Benefit From China’s Rise and Avoid Another Cold War

By: Saturday December 8, 2012 1:59 pm

In the not-so-distant past China was a country that struggled to feed its own people. An estimated 20 to 45 million Chinese died of starvation between 1958 and 1962. China’s population today is over 1.3 billion, more than four times the population of the United States. The challenges China faces in moving from a developing to a developed nation are unique and daunting, made even more difficult under the scrutiny of a globally connected modern world.

 

Fatster’s News Roundup from July 8, 2012

By: Monday July 9, 2012 6:15 am

Fatsert rounds up news stories you might have missed over the weekend, including articles about Syria,, Afghanistant, Egypt, Tibet, Finland, $44 million CEO, North Dakota boom, Thaddeus McCotter, PA charter schools, Bill Gates, banksters, minimum wage Scranto, Rick Scott, voter suppression, and more.

Lakeside Diner

By: Tuesday March 27, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.

Lakeside Diner

By: Thursday March 8, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current topics that may be of interest.

Lakeside Diner

By: Monday March 5, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current topics that may be of interest.

Lakeside Diner

By: Friday February 24, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current topics that may be of interest.

Lakeside Diner

By: Tuesday February 14, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current topics that may be of interest.

The World Is a Silk Road

By: Sunday May 23, 2010 9:30 am

The history of the ancient trade routes now known as “The Silk Road” is a tale of profound cross-cultural influence among peoples – Chinese, Turks, Persians, Indians, Koreans, Japanese, Europeans, Malays, Tibetans, Egyptians, East Africans. It was multicultural before there was anything labeled multicultural. Of course, it was a silk road long before it was [...]

China: Official Organ Harvesters For The 2008 Summer Olympics

By: Saturday March 29, 2008 6:01 pm

As if China’s genocide in Tibet and complicity in Darfur weren’t reason enough to boycott the Blood Olympics: the Official Hosts selected by the International Olympics Committee for the 2008 Summer Olympics sell human flesh taken from victims of China’s vast, corrupt execution industry. But wait – there’s more. We in the US pay for the anti-rejection drugs taken by Medicare recipients who “visit” China to purchase kidneys from the organ emporium otherwise known as China’s “justice” system.

SF Torches Constitution For Beijing’s Olympic Commissars

By: Saturday March 22, 2008 6:00 pm

Our fair city of San Francisco plans to suspend the Constitution for the Olympic Torch relay April 9th. I know SF is leftist, but even here – do our leaders really want to surrender the nation’s Constitution to the Communist Chinese leaders without firing a shot?

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