Just received a blog-in-exile from Mr. Wingrove concerning China’s monopoly over rare earth elements as depicted in the recent National Geographic issue and the broader implications on the world’s financial markets. Pretty interesting scary stuff…
Full text after the break. Thanks David!
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Not much new on the Chung Kuo news front, but UK-based science fiction magazine Interzone has a well thought out review of Son of Heaven and a lengthy interview with Mr. Wingrove. They discuss the genesis of the new sequence and China’s increasingly dominant role in global affairs. Definitely check it out if Interzone is the kind of thing you can get around your parts.
That’s all for now!