Thursday, 6 May 2010

Stephen King

A scary story

No, not the immensely successful American suspense-writer, but the Group Chief Economist of HSBC. Not a fiction but a true story, albeit one yet fully to unfold: the scary story of the decline of the West.

The book

King, S. D. (2010) Losing Control: the emerging threats to Western prosperity, Yale and London, Yale University Press

Useful introductory review


The man himself

CNBC TV-18, Mumbai, India, 30 April

Something for those who go to Hong Kong in December to reflect upon, if they care to see. Something to reflect upon whether you go to Hong Kong or not.

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