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 Confessed, the Silk Road is preferable to invasions with tanks, even if our "experts" manage to complain even if China occasionally takes possession of a few kilometers of highway. Better than dying, right? Philosophy is what we owe, both for...
The G20 Environment Ministers' Meeting in Naples ended with the approval of an important joint statement, the result of weeks of negotiations. Never in a G20 "Environmental Communiqué" so many themes together. There are three macro thematic areas along which...
 With forest fires raging in the United States and Russia and floods ravaging parts of Western Europe, environment and energy ministers from the Group of 20 industrialized countries met on Thursday for two days of talks ahead of the...
 Professor Michele Geraci will speak about his recent visit to Xinjiang and his conversations with the Uighur Muslim minority. Is China really involved in Genocide there? massive human rights violations? A first hand account from the Mandarin speaking former...
"30 days in Hong Kong. Fragments of a protest" is a direct account of the mass protests that have inflamed the former British colony since the summer of 2019. The author, who lived in Hong Kong as a journalist during...
 Another theme, with which we begin with the first guest, are relations between China, Europe and the United States. It seems that the Biden administration is moving very quickly between Europe and China. And it seems that relations are...
Globalisation is an important driver of income inequality within countries, but mostly via financial rather than trade channels. Several explanations exist to explain the increasing income inequality within nation states since the 1980s. An inequality indicator that clearly points towards...

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The “citizenship income” in China

 A glimpse of daily life in China that perhaps not everyone would expect to see. Here, as in Italy, the social booster (which we...