Monday, January 4, 2010

Xinhua Goes International

The rest of the world will now get to hear a continuous stream of why it's an honor to serve coastal Han who are members of the Chinese Communist Party.

This comment today from status- and signaling-theory-interested economist Robin Hanson is of interest here: "If in the future a low-free-speech nation becomes higher status, nations will instead copy that policy, and make up reasons as needed for that."

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