Într-o emisiune mai veche de-ale lui John Oliver, în care se numărau gafele diplomatice ale administrației Trump (și noi nu ne mai simțeam așa singuri printre porumbeii confuzi care zboară din gura politicienilor noștri, ba chiar ne simțeam în rândul lumii nebune) se contura o idee tulburătoare. Prin greșelile repetate pe care le face SUA în relațiile internaționale, lasă un gol de putere. Iar acest gol va fi umplut de China și Rusia.
Acum, despre Rusia auzim des în România. Nu lipsește din niciun comentariu de subsol la postări politice sau de orice fel. Așa că în lista de weekendul acesta ne îndreptăm atenția spre China. China e mare, știm cu toții. Dar nu toți știm cât de mare a ajuns.
China's trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade
It's about more than just economics.
How China is changing Hollywood
From Transformers to The Martian, Hollywood films are looking to China's massive audiences.
How China Is Changing Your Internet | The New York Times
In China, a sheltered internet has given rise to a new breed of app, and American companies are taking notice. What was once known as the land of cheap rip-offs may now offer a glimpse at the future.
Xi Jinping, China's president, is the world's most powerful man | The Economist
Is Xi Jinping the worlds most powerful man? The world's balance of power is shifting. For the past five years president Xi Jinping, China's leader, has ruled with an iron fist and has been pursing a new model of great power relations.
How Xi Jinping Went From Feeding Pigs to Ruling China
How did Xi Jinping go from being a provincial politician to China's paramount leader in such a short period of time? In this Bloomberg Profile, we look at the life of China's 7th President and his campaign against dissent.
Dalai Lama: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
Tibetan Buddhists have suffered deep persecution by the Chinese government. John Oliver sits down with the Dalai Lama to discuss China, the conditions in Tibet, and horse milk.
Eric X. Li: A tale of two political systems
It's a standard assumption in the West: As a society progresses, it eventually becomes a capitalist, multi-party democracy. Right? Eric X. Li, a Chinese investor and political scientist, begs to differ. In this provocative, boundary-pushing talk, he asks his audience to consider that there's more than one way to run a succesful modern nation.
Michael Anti: Behind the Great Firewall of China
Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao) has been blogging from China for 12 years. Despite the control the central government has over the Internet -- "All the servers are in Beijing" -- he says that hundreds of millions of microbloggers are in fact creating the first national public sphere in the country's history, and shifting the balance of power in unexpected ways.
Understanding the rise of China | Martin Jacques
Speaking at a TED Salon in London, economist Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of "When China Rules the World," he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power of the Chinese economy, and offers three building blocks for understanding what China is and will become.
Everyone In China Is Getting A 'Social Credit Score'
Stephen explores the China's government-instituted plan to assign its citizens overall social credit grades, and gets one himself.
China: "the world's biggest camera surveillance network" - BBC News
China has been building what it calls "the world's biggest camera surveillance network". Across the country, 170 million CCTV cameras are already in place and an estimated 400 million new ones will be installed in the next three years.
China Might Beat The US in Artificial Intelligence - Eric Schmidt
Eric Emerson Schmidt is an American software engineer, a businessman, and the Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Inc. Recorded November 1st, 2017
Life Inside China's Total Surveillance State
China has turned the northwestern region of Xinjiang into a vast experiment in domestic surveillance. WSJ investigated what life is like in a place where one's every move can be monitored with cutting-edge technology.