Super Cities №247—Where Will China Leap Next?
How China and the United States – and their radically different versions of government, economics, and politics – cooperate moving forward will be the central test of my lifetime.
Super Cities №197—Polluted Cities are Killers
By 2050, an additional 400-plus million Indians — and 255 million Chinese — will live in cities. Along with Nigeria, India and China will account for 35% of global urban growth by 2050.
Super Cities №188 — China's Bank Shot In Israel
From Huawei to Tel Aviv, China is a master at the bank shot.
Super Cities №184 — Breaking Down the 5G Threat
The standard responses to it compound the problems of uncertainty. In the world of social media expertise, we demand certainty—almost always false certainty—and punish nuance.
Super Cities №183—The Security-Prosperity Reckoning
If it ever existed in the minds of the layperson, the white space between national security and economic prosperity is gone. They are now two parts of one whole.
Super Cities №122 - The Giant Ant and Global Markets
Building a giant company in a small market is impossible. The math doesn’t work.
Super Cities №89 — The View From Beijing (and an American Response)
In the view of many, America’s confidence is waning, and China’s confidence is growing.
Super Cities №83 — In Asia, One Graph and Two Realities
“In a speech from the deck of the destroyer Changsha, Mr Xi outlined China’s goal to develop the world’s leading naval force, saying the need has “never been more pressing than today”.”
Super Cities №79—The Week Ahead: “Asian Davos”
On Tuesday, Chinese President Xi will further outline his economic vision at the Boao Forum, Asia’s answer to Davos. As the newly-anointed President for Life, Xi’s speech will cover a set of issues that have global implications.
Super Cities №48 — Silicon Valley is Soft
One of its best-known investors thinks Silicon Valley is soft.