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Martin Jacques: The West Has a Lot to Learn from China

Martin Jacques considers that the West has a lot to learn from China, and that Western liberal democracy would be wrong for China… Martin Jacques is the author of the global best-seller “When China Rules the World: the End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order”. It was first published […]

Martin Jacques Argued that Democracy is Not Always the Best Form of Government

Martin Jacques argued for the motion that Democracy is Not Always the Best Form of Government in a Intelligence Squared debate, televised by BBC World News. Speaking for the motion with him was Rosemary Hollis, Professor of Middle East Policy Studies and Director of the Olive Tree Scholarship Programme at City University; speaking against the […]

Dambisa Moyo: Is China the New Idol for Emerging Economies?

Is China the new idol for emerging economies? The developed world holds up the ideals of capitalism, democracy and political rights for all. Those in emerging markets often don’t have that luxury. Economist Dambisa Moyo states in this TED talk that a different model, embodied by China, is increasingly appealing to developing countries… Dambisa Moyo […]