Jeff’s Odds and Ends

Jeff’s Odds and Ends

Welcome to my Odds and Ends blog. I will be posting here news, thoughts and ideas that don’t fit China...

Huawei’s theme song: “Dream It Possible”. With some fascinating, little-known background about the inspiration for the lyrics.

With Western Empire destroying everything and everyone in its path across our Pale Blue Dot, we can all use this...

Mao Era vs. Deng Era: a China Writers’ Group email thread tells the real story

Pictured above: Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping in 1959, in the midst of the Great Leap Forward, the greatest outburst...

Vietnam war victory helps China too: Mao Zedong

As Vietnam prepares to celebrate the anniversary of its 1968, history-changing Tet Offensive victory over the USA, comrade-in-arms Mao Zedong...

Fascinating China Writers’ Group email exchange, with a deep dive into Sino-culture and the people’s longstanding democracy.

The Chinese have always had way more people’s democracy than the West, going back thousands of years. Leaders in China...

G3P: The Global Public-Private Partnership. The West’s deep state in a simple flow chart

G3P: The Global Public-Private Partnership. The West’s deep state in a simple flow chart

A Synthetic Hegemonic Currency For a Multipolar Global Economy: Part 2 (geopoliticsandempire.com) This is an excellent synthesis of the West’s...

The world’s best knowledge collective has just gotten better. Please welcome Ramin Mazaheri to the China Writers’ Group!

The world’s best knowledge collective has just gotten better. Please welcome Ramin Mazaheri to the China Writers’ Group!

Ramin Mazaheri needs no introduction really. He is the author of three books. His first one, I’ll Ruin Everything You...

Excellent pre-show outline of the world’s zeitgeist

Excellent pre-show outline of the world’s zeitgeist

I was guest yesterday on the show, “Blowback: Experiencing Imperial Decline”, with fellow China Writers’ Group member Billy Bob as...

Why US Businesses Can’t Wait To Get Out Of China. Really? Good riddance!

Why US Businesses Can’t Wait To Get Out Of China. Really? Good riddance!

More proof that the Chinese people are preparing for war with NATO China prospered very well without the West during...

Email exchange with Max Parry, including Ramin Mazaheri and Patrice Greanville

Email exchange with Max Parry, including Ramin Mazaheri and Patrice Greanville

My email to Max Parry, Thanks, Max for including me in your essay, a fine one indeed, as usual for...

Pearls of Sino-wisdom from China Writers’ Group member Dongping Han

Pearls of Sino-wisdom from China Writers’ Group member Dongping Han

Amazon.com: Dongping Han: books, biography, latest update Background from another CWG member: The Canadian husband of a Chinese lady who...