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The Power of Overseas Chinese

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by Sierra Mike, Dec 9, 2002.

  1. Sierra Mike

    Sierra Mike The Dude Abides Staff Member

    An interesting though not entirely factual article from Asia Times. While I have little doubt the economic potential of overseas Chinese--they certainly flaunt their wealth in the safety of the US, Canada, and Singapore--I very much doubt they will obtain the necessary cohesion to become the world's "third largest economy."

    Read all about it at: The Power of Oversea Chinese

    One thing which I do take some issue with...I know several dozen Chinese here in the US (mainlanders, of course) who are so decidedly pro-Beijing that I sometimes wonder why they're in the US and Canada in the first place. But then it hits me: they're enjoying the freedoms still elusive in the motherland. :)


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