How China became the world’s industrial superpower – and why the US is desperate to stop it


This is an excellent episode or the Geopolitical Economy Report titled How China became the world’s industrial superpower – and why the US is desperate to stop it.

China has gone from one of the poorest countries on Earth to building the world’s largest economy, responsible for nearly one-third of global manufacturing. Meanwhile, the US de-industrialized and financialized its economy. Journalist Ben Norton explains how.


This is an excellent analysis by Ben Norton. I kept thinking he was leaving out the time of the Chinese “cultural revolution”, but he eventually talked about it and its deleterious impact on China. Maybe the USA could straighten itself out if more people in this country would listen to Ben Norton’s explanation.

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