Intel Warns Chip Shortage to Worsen if U.S. Bans Imports of Compound
China wants to redefine democracy
As the Chinese government tells it, China is a thriving, functioning, and successful democracy—everything, it argues, that the US is not. Over the weekend (Dec. 4-5), the central government published a 55-page white paper extolling the virtues of its democracy, followed by a report the next day on the terminal malaise of US democracy. The main takeaway from those two texts, that China is more democratic than the US, conveniently comes just days before US president Joe Biden’s Summit for Democracy, to which China has not been invited (though Taiwan has).