Death by China: Confronting the Dragon - A Global Call to Action
©2011 | Pearson FT Press
Peter Navarro, Columbia University
©2011 | Pearson FT Press
The world's most populous nation and soon-to-be largest economy is rapidly turning into the planet's most efficient assassin. Unscrupulous Chinese entrepreneurs are flooding world markets with lethal products. China's perverse form of capitalism combines illegal mercantilist and protectionist weapons to pick off American industries, job by job. China's emboldened military is racing towards head-on confrontation with the U.S. Meanwhile, America's executives, politicians, and even academics remain silent about the looming threat. Now, best-selling author and noted economist Peter Navarro meticulously exposes every form of "Death by China," drawing on the latest trends and events to show a relationship spiraling out of control.
Death by Chinareveals how thousands of Chinese cyber dissidents are being imprisoned in "Google Gulags"; how Chinese hackers are escalating coordinated cyberattacks on U.S. defense and America's key businesses; how China's undervalued currency is damaging the U.S., Europe, and the global recovery; why American companies are discovering that the risks of operating in China are even worse than they imagined; how China is promoting nuclear proliferation in its pursuit of oil; and how the media distorts the China story--including a "Hall of Shame" of America's worst China apologists.
This book doesn't just catalogue China's abuses: It presents a call to action and a survival guide for a critical juncture in America's history--and the world's.
Chapter 1: It’s Not China Bashing If It’s True 1
PART I “BUYER BEWARE” ON STEROIDS
Chapter 2: Death by Chinese Poison: Bodies for Bucks and Chicks for Free 15
Chapter 3: Death by Chinese Junk: Strangling Our Babies in Their Cribs 29
PART II WEAPONS OF JOB DESTRUCTION
Chapter 4: Death to America’s Manufacturing Base: Why We Don’t Play (or Work) in Peoria Anymore 49
Chapter 5: Death by Currency Manipulation: Crouching Tiger, Nuking Dragon 67
Chapter 6: Death by American Corporate Turncoat: When Greenbacks Trump the Red,
White, and Blue 77
Chapter 7: Death by Colonial Dragon: Locking Down Resources and Locking Up Markets Round the World 91
PART III WE WILL BURY YOU, CHINESE STYLE
Chapter 8: Death by Blue Water Navy: Why China’s Military Rise Should Raise Red Flags 111
Chapter 9: Death by Chinese Spy: How Beijing’s “Vacuum Cleaners” Are Stealing the Rope to Hang Uncle Sam 127
Chapter 10: Death by Red Hacker: From Chengdu’s “Dark Visitors” to Manchurian Chips 137
Chapter 11: Death by Darth Liu: Look Ma, There’s a Death Star Pointing at Chicago 151
PART IV A HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE CHINESE GULAG
Chapter 12: Death to a Big Planet: Do You Want to Be Fried with That Apocalypse? 171
Chapter 13: Death by Chinese Pogrom: When Mao Met Orwell and Deng Xiaoping in Tiananmen Square 187
Chapter 14: Death by China on China: Shanghaiing the Gene Pool at the Top of the World and Other Earthly Tales 197
PART V A SURVIVAL GUIDE AND CALL TO ACTION
Chapter 15: Death by China Apologist: Fareed Zakaria Floats Away 215
Chapter 16: Life with China: How to Survive and Prosper in the Dragon’s Century 233
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Peter Navarro, business professor at University of California–Irvine, is author of the best-selling The Coming China Wars. His work has appeared in BusinessWeek, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, and MIT Sloan Management Review. A gifted public speaker, Navarro has been featured on 60 Minutes and has appeared on Bloomberg, CNN, NPR, and all three major network news shows. He is a regular CNBC contributor and has testified before Congress and the U.S.–China Commission. His recent books include Seeds of Destruction (with Glenn Hubbard) and Always a Winner. His free weekly newsletter is available at www.peternavarro.com.
Greg Autry has founded several technology firms. He has taught entrepreneurship, strategy, and macroeconomics at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California–Irvine, where he received his MBA and is currently completing a PhD in the area of Public Policy and Economics. He has written extensively and speaks regularly on China, economics, technology, and the new private space industry.
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