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China Isn't About to Become a Superpower

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09/10/2021Ryan McMakenTho Bishop

China faces a wide variety of demographic, geopolitical, and economic limits on the regime's power. And, socialism and Keynesianism don't work any better in China than in the USA. Moreover, contrary to the myth, China is not run by politicians who are brilliant geniuses who "play the long game."

Additional Reading

"China’s Military Strength Has Been Greatly Exaggerated" by Ryan McMaken: Mises.org/RR_59_Article1

"China's Biggest Problem Isn't Trump, It's a Broken Banking System" by Tho Bishop: Mises.org/RR_59_Article2

"If the US Wants to Beat China, Why Is It Copying China's Socialism?" by Mihai Macovei: Mises.org/RR_59_Article3

"China’s Military Strength Has Been Greatly Exaggerated" by Ryan McMaken: Mises.org/RR_59_Article4

"China Won't Be Taking Over the World" by Joseph Solis-Mullen: Mises.org/RR_59_Article5

"The China Model Is Unsustainable" by Doug French: Mises.org/RR_59_Article6

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Ryan McMaken is a senior editor at the Mises Institute. Send him your article submissions for the Mises Wire and Power and Market, but read article guidelinesfirst.

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Tho is an assistant editor for the Mises Wire, and can assist with questions from the press. Prior to working for the Mises Institute, he served as Deputy Communications Director for the House Financial Services Committee. His articles have been featured in The Federalist, the Daily Caller, and Business Insider.

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