The Parallel Parliament

Glen Pearson

Posts tagged “China


Posted on September 11, 2013

Sometimes falling ill has its own rewards.  My medical complications a year ago meant that I mostly missed out on a relaxing summer and I was determined to make up for it this year.  I have been working hard to finish off a number of books I’ve been writing over the course of the last couple of years and I’m glad to say that they are all completed.  You’ll find a list of them below.  I’m occasionally asked where people can get copies of the books and the links below will help point in the right direction.   From Canada to Brazil, California to China, Catherine O’Hara takes on an odyssey that will change how she views the world of politics. As Minister for…

The Dragon vs. the Eagle

Posted on November 16, 2010

Despite the hype, it was never destined to be a breakthrough set of summits. At both the G20 gathering in Seoul and the APEC summit in Japan, participants warily watched the birth pangs of a new world order as China and the United States squared off over the unfolding of the world’s economy. While the other participants, including Canada, made do with sideline meetings, each was aware that the main event between the two great superpowers could have far-reaching effects on every advanced economy. Canadians can be forgiven for experiencing difficulty in deciphering all the political rhetoric emanating from both gatherings. The Coles Notes version is this. The Chinese economy is clearly rivalling America’s. The eastern giant is second only to the U.S. in…


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