China

China

East Meets West.
Oct
02
Super Cities №247—Where Will China Leap Next?

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.
2 min read
Apr
24
Super Cities №197—Polluted Cities are Killers

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.
2 min read
Apr
09
Super Cities №188 — China's Bank Shot In Israel

Super Cities №188 — China's Bank Shot In Israel

From Huawei to Tel Aviv, China is a master at the bank shot.
1 min read
Apr
03
Super Cities №184 — Breaking Down the 5G Threat

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.
2 min read
Apr
03
Super Cities №183—The Security-Prosperity Reckoning

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.
2 min read
Aug
22
Super Cities №122 - The Giant Ant and Global Markets

Super Cities №122 - The Giant Ant and Global Markets

Building a giant company in a small market is impossible. The math doesn’t work.
1 min read
May
04
Super Cities №89 — The View From Beijing (and an American Response)

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.
2 min read
Apr
19
Super Cities №83 — In Asia, One Graph and Two Realities

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”.”
1 min read
Apr
09
Super Cities №79—The Week Ahead: “Asian Davos”

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.
1 min read
Jan
22
Super Cities №48 — Silicon Valley is Soft

Super Cities №48 — Silicon Valley is Soft

One of its best-known investors thinks Silicon Valley is soft.
2 min read