Law’s Juscelino Colares discusses China’s drive to effectively “own” the West

How China stole the West (and we happily gave it away)

The Independent (subscription required): Juscelino Colares, the Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Business Law, said the extent to which China’s drive to effectively “own” the West can’t be exaggerated. “China wants to escape the middle-income trap, a situation in which countries like Brazil, Turkey and Mexico developed somewhat but don’t manage to leave that stage because they’re always catching up,” he said. “And one way to do that is through state-managed trade expansion.”