Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What It Means for the World

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]ommodities permeate virtually every aspect of modern daily living, but for all their importance—their breadth, their depth, their intricacies, and their central role in daily life—few people who are not economists or traders know how commodity markets work. Almost every day, newspaper headlines and media commentators scream warnings of impending doom–shortages of arable land, clashes

“Selling to China” By Stanley Chao

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]tanley Chao is an American Chinese and the son of Chinese immigrants who escaped from the Communist takeover of China in 1949. He grew up in a very traditional Chinese family: living with 3 generations under one roof, speaking only Chinese until grade school, learning that anything less than an A grade was unacceptable, and