Tag Archives: china

Worth Reading 60: In a minute

Lose your money in the best ever IPO, praise China, cry woe for Europe, then renounce scarcity and move into education. Prospectus for Silicon Valley’s next hot tech IPO, where nothing could possibly go wrong – “Trust us: Once you invest in Ponzify, you’ll have a difficult time investing your money anywhere else ever again.” […]

Worth Reading 41: Lords, MPs and Elder Gods

But who will be eaten first? The House of Lords by numbers – interesting data on how many Lords of different parties have been appointed in the last few years. The Poisonous Drivel of Dr Denis MacShane MP – A Labour MP and the Daily Mail conspire in quoting something out of context to disparage […]

Worth Reading 36: Square triangles

Around the world in five links: America: The Grim Truth – “I am not writing this to scare you. I write this to you as a friend. If you are able to read and understand what I’ve written here, then you are a member of a small minority in the United States. You are a […]

A History of China by JAG Roberts (2011 book #13)

My book-reading pace has slowed down a lot over the last few weeks for various reasons, and are likely to remain sluggish for the next few weeks with the growing pressure of elections. Still, I have been able to finish off the next part of my attempts to widen my knowledge of world history by […]