In this final episode of our China series, we talk about:
How China might weaponize its holdings of more than $1.1 trillion worth of U.S. Treasuries, aka the “nuclear option”
The risk of China starting a currency war with the US
China’s current position on IP protection
And we finish with a little more discussion about China’s theory on the “Socialist market economy” and Deng Xiaoping Theory.
One of Gutenberg’s partners died, and the guy’s brothers wanted in on the secret project. Gutenberg refused, so they took him to court. Then in 1444, Gutenberg left Strasbourg and went… where? We don’t know. He disappeared for three years. Some interesting conspiracy theories about where he might have gone. We also talk about the people who invented movable type before Gutenberg… the CHINESE! CHINA CHINA CHINA!