“…it is better to be educated than to be a thief.”

A short story about education. There was this robbery in Guangzhou , the robber shouted to everyone: “All don’t move, money belongs to the state, life belongs to you”. Everyone in the bank laid down quietly. This is called “Mind Changing Concept –> Changing the conventional way of thinking”. One lady lay on the table…

Foxconn & the Organic Composition of Capital

Originally From: http://economicsofimperialism.blogspot.ca/2011/08/foxconn-organic-composition-of-capital.html “Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer by revenue, plans to increase the use of robots in its factories 100-fold to 1m within three years, according to Terry Gou, chairman and chief executive.” (Financial Times, 1 August 2011) Taiwanese company Foxconn has already made an appearance on this blog. Last time it…

Matt On China, Is Bad On China

In my travels through the internet I’ve come across a lot written on China. This is a prime example of it; it’s from a blog called Matt On China[1]: “I’d like to pause for a moment to reflect on these two criticisms: indebted to banks; and dependent on migrant workers without equal rights. Sound familiar?…

Norman Bethune A Hero, Conservatives Not

The Conservative Party are such terribly petty human beings sometimes. This time its over a monument to Norman Bethune, a Canadian doctor who exemplified self-sacrifice. He exemplified the spirit of doing what is right and helping people at risk to himself. He eventually died because of what he gave to the world in order to…

China McDonald’s Accused of Expired Food

In the Chinese capital city of Beijing, a local McDonald’s is accused of selling food beyond its expiration date. China Central Television is reporting that a French retailer Carrefour is also selling expired food as well. The report claims that expired chicken products were served to customers. Also claimed was that chicken wings must be…

China & Russia Veto Action on Syria

The latest UN Security Council draft resolution for action against Syria has been vetoed by both Russia and China. The move was predicted by pretty much everyone involved. Both China and Russia made statements expressing their concerns over the draft, saying that it did not adequately reflect the situation on the ground. They both felt…