Maonomics, Author: Loretta Napoleoni.
By Miriam Cosic – Communist China is proving to be the most adept capitalist country of all: the result of a historic convergence of Marxist analysis, Confucian values and pragmatism. Despite the threat it appears to pose to the West – its burgeoning economic strength, the cynicism of its international relations, its human rights record – Napoleoni says China has set a new standard for capitalist success.
It is also redefining modernity. The French Revolution, with its groundbreaking Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen, set the original political framework for the modern world.
“In the European crisis, if we had had someone like Deng Xiaoping, instead of Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy, who at every single step have to go back to their Bundestag or their parliament in order to find out what they can and cannot say, if we had someone with true vision of what Europe can be next, I think we wouldn’t be where we are.
“If we get out of the ideological box we are in, the sky is the limit. We can do anything.” more> http://is.gd/w4BjhO