Broken China

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We do so many posts about China; its problems shouldn't be surprising since we outsourced our pollution and greenhouse gas emissions along with our manufacturing jobs, but who is running the show? Business Week asks:

Why is it so hard for this same government to crack down on exporters of dangerously tainted seafood, toothpaste, and medicine, despite years of warnings by local and foreign experts? The relentless headlines about unsafe products from China reveal a scary truth: Probe even a little into the Chinese economic miracle and glaring administrative failures abound. Product safety is just one aspect of Beijing's inability to enforce needed regulation in everything from manufacturing and the environment to copyrights and the capital markets.
Read it in ::Business Week and also ::The Dark side of China's economic miracle

Tags: China | Pollution

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