Fw: [chineseinternetresearch] The Beijing Consensus [Published on Monday, 09 May]

From "greg walton" <jamyang@openflows.org>
Date Sun, 9 May 2004 21:37:36 +0100

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Subject: [chineseinternetresearch] The Beijing Consensus [Published on
Monday, 09 May]

> http://fpc.org.uk/:  The former Foreign Editor of Time magazine  [Joshua
> Cooper Ramo] argues that there is a new "Beijing Consensus" emerging with
> distinct attitudes to politics, development and the global balance of
> It is driven by a ruthless willingness to innovate, a strong belief in
> sovereignty and multilateralism, and a desire to accumulate the tools of
> "asymmetric power projection". Its example, following the descrediting of
> the Washington consensus, is fast becoming a model for the developing
> [via http://fpc.org.uk/about/]
> FT editorial: http://fpc.org.uk/fsblob/240.pdf
> [Ramo]: "....China's peaceful rise strategy is not intended as a challenge
> to the US.
> But what Mr Wen brings to Europe this week is not simply the energy of
> a booming Chinese economy; it is the power of a model for global
> development that is attracting adherents at almost the same speed the
> US model is repelling them. Washington seems barely aware such a
> power shift is under way. It spends too much time evaluating Beijing on
> old-style metrics of GDP or how many aircraft carriers it has. As other
> nations are drawn into China's orbit by its economic power and the
> appeal of Beijing Consensus development, you can probably guess
> which way most of the world may lean."
> The great mall of China [Will Hutton]
> http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,1212576,00.html
> >From soaring petrol prices to tumbling house values, the West will wince
> the impact of the world's latest boom
> Mao's promised land ends in sweated labour [J Watts]
> http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,1212576,00.html
> :As China's Prime Minister arrives today to meet Tony Blair, Jonathan
> in Beijing examines how its economic miracle is built on employers who
> to pay wages, ignore safety rules and discard workers at will
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