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Red alert : how China's growing prosperity threatens the American way of life

Author: Stephen Leeb; Greg Dorsey
Publisher: New York : Business Plus, 2011.
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A disturbing look at the growing political, economic, and social power of China and the threat that nation poses to the Western world, this book lays out how the Chinese are strategizing to overtake the United States as the world's premier economic power--and details how our failure to respond quickly will result in a permanently lower standard of living for Americans.--From publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Leeb; Greg Dorsey
ISBN: 9780446576239 0446576239 9780446576246 0446576247 1455519243 9781455519248
OCLC Number: 698029396
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxv, 239 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The enlightened ruler lays his plans well ahead --
China's environmental smokescreen --
Peak oil has arrived --
and peak coal isn't far behind --
Blind to copper realities --
Rare earth elements are getting rarer --
and China has them --
Other critical commodities and China's global land grab --
The rise of resource nationalism --
Why dealing with declining resources is easier for China --
The limits of Western democracy in dealing with critical problems : Tiananmen Square versus 9/11 --
Responses to the financial crisis of 2008 --
The other critical metal : gold --
China's additional strengths --
Potential pitfalls : China's infrastructure, food, and water --
A message for America from Confucius.
Responsibility: Stephen Leeb with Gregory Dorsey.
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A disturbing look at the growing political, economic, and social power of China and the threat that nation poses to the Western world, this book lays out how the Chinese are strategizing to overtake the United States as the world's premier economic power--and details how our failure to respond quickly will result in a permanently lower standard of living for Americans.--From publisher description.

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Very much worth reading for all Americans

by plappen (WorldCat user published 2012-04-13) Excellent Permalink

America is in a race with China that will go a long way toward determining our future quality of life. Few Americans know that this race is underway.

World supplies are growing very tight of certain key minerals (sometimes called strategic minerals) that are absolutely vital for the smooth...
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