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Beijing has surpassed New York City to become the new billionaire capital of the world

The virus works!

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by Anonymousreply 63Last Friday at 4:32 AM

America is on its last legs while China's taking over. Yay.

by Anonymousreply 1Last Wednesday at 9:21 PM

I only ask that they refrain from eating bats, and that they greatly improve their virology-lab security protocols..

by Anonymousreply 2Last Wednesday at 9:29 PM

Amazing. The world order is definitely shifting. Soon everything Chinese will be considered sexy by the materialistic west. Mark my words.

by Anonymousreply 3Last Wednesday at 9:51 PM

I hope Mandarin becomes the world's prefered language.

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by Anonymousreply 4Last Thursday at 3:56 AM

Now if only they could stop spitting in restaurants, elevators, and train stations.

by Anonymousreply 5Last Thursday at 3:58 AM

So much for 'communism'. Lol.

by Anonymousreply 6Last Thursday at 4:04 AM

If American business owners had a never ending supply of desperate poor people to exploit more of them would be billionaires.

by Anonymousreply 7Last Thursday at 4:06 AM

Having more billionaires is no point of pride. All it does is highlight gross wealth inequality.

While Beijing has billionaires, I'm sure New York has far fewer people eats bats and rats, shitting in the streets, and living in sewers.

by Anonymousreply 8Last Thursday at 4:09 AM


by Anonymousreply 9Last Thursday at 4:25 AM

They're all still filthy animals.

So there's that.

by Anonymousreply 10Last Thursday at 4:25 AM

Good luck with that. I'm not a billionaire, but I would never invest money in a country were the political regime can just expropriate you and throw you into prison. Also, who the fuck wants to live in China when you have enough money to live in beautiful places like Paris, London or St. Tropez?

by Anonymousreply 11Last Thursday at 4:26 AM

Maybe some of it will trickle down...

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by Anonymousreply 12Last Thursday at 4:27 AM

Good. Billionaires destroyed NYC. I wish that number was ZERO

by Anonymousreply 13Last Thursday at 4:28 AM

The city of Beijing has a population of 22 million people. NYC is only about 8.4 million people. Percentage wise it's far smaller.

Anyway, what is so great about having a concentration of wealth.

by Anonymousreply 14Last Thursday at 4:30 AM

Better brush up on your language skills.

Ching Chong, bitches!

by Anonymousreply 15Last Thursday at 4:32 AM

Our transformation is complete!

I am waiting for the day Chinese farm trolls overtake Boris.

by Anonymousreply 16Last Thursday at 4:46 AM

I bet NYC has more gun crimes too

by Anonymousreply 17Last Thursday at 4:51 AM

But less capital punishment, r17

by Anonymousreply 18Last Thursday at 4:52 AM

Bejing has many more people for one and income inequality is not something to be proud of-

by Anonymousreply 19Last Thursday at 4:52 AM

Sum ting wong.

by Anonymousreply 20Last Thursday at 4:53 AM

Chinks are disgusting. I will never find their men remotely attractive or their filthy culture interesting. Hard pass.

by Anonymousreply 21Last Thursday at 4:56 AM

R21 I don’t think they are crazy about you either lol

by Anonymousreply 22Last Thursday at 4:59 AM

The west is over

by Anonymousreply 23Last Thursday at 4:59 AM

I thought that New Yorkers were constantly complaining how their city was being taken over by the rich, and the regular New Yorkers were being forced out. Now the idiots on DL complain that their city doesn't have enough billionaires? BWAAAAAAH.

by Anonymousreply 24Last Thursday at 4:59 AM

R21- i take it you don't like Chinese food either.

by Anonymousreply 25Last Thursday at 5:00 AM

Good, they can help pay reparations for the ChinaVirus!

by Anonymousreply 26Last Thursday at 5:00 AM

R21- Are you black?

by Anonymousreply 27Last Thursday at 5:00 AM

R21 confirmed racist. Is being racist towards Asians here acceptable ?

by Anonymousreply 28Last Thursday at 5:04 AM

I don't see China becoming this economic juggernaut. They import most of their fossil fuels and with Peak Oil they, like the rest of the world will find it difficult to keep the manufacturing going in twenty years.

Solar and wind turbine energy require MASSIVE fossil fuel inputs to build AND maintain, so without ABUNDANT fossil fuels there will be no solar or wind energy. Basically were FUCKED.

by Anonymousreply 29Last Thursday at 5:04 AM

R26 Only if Americans make reparations for the Spanish flu lol

by Anonymousreply 30Last Thursday at 5:06 AM

The CORRECT term is Wuhan Virus.

by Anonymousreply 31Last Thursday at 5:07 AM
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by Anonymousreply 32Last Thursday at 5:08 AM

At least China don’t neglect their poor unlike...

by Anonymousreply 33Last Thursday at 5:09 AM

R19 I think there’s more inequality in America haha

by Anonymousreply 34Last Thursday at 5:18 AM

And you only have your big box stores to blame =)

by Anonymousreply 35Last Thursday at 5:20 AM

R28, you must be new here. Racism against Asians on DL is both accepted and encouraged.

by Anonymousreply 36Last Thursday at 5:23 AM

R36, the correct term is ORIENTALS.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Thursday at 5:25 AM

R36 No I would FF it

by Anonymousreply 38Last Thursday at 5:26 AM

R37- In 1970 that was the correct term.

You MUST be in Europe.

by Anonymousreply 39Last Thursday at 5:32 AM

is r23 posting from 1453?

by Anonymousreply 40Last Thursday at 5:43 AM

If you can make it in Beijing, you can make it anywhere.

by Anonymousreply 41Last Thursday at 7:51 AM

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by Anonymousreply 42Last Thursday at 7:57 AM

[quote] Now if only they could stop spitting in restaurants, elevators, and train stations.

More likely that you will learn to do the same.

by Anonymousreply 43Last Thursday at 7:58 AM

If the CCP would just change its name, there'd be a lot less hostility from ignorant dummies in Middle America. How about the People's Party? Or the Social Democratic Party? Or the Nationalist Party—co-opt Taiwan's own founding party's name.

by Anonymousreply 44Last Thursday at 8:07 AM

[quote] I don't see China becoming this economic juggernaut. They import most of their fossil fuels and with Peak Oil they, like the rest of the world will find it difficult to keep the manufacturing going in twenty years.

[quote] Solar and wind turbine energy require MASSIVE fossil fuel inputs to build AND maintain, so without ABUNDANT fossil fuels there will be no solar or wind energy. Basically were FUCKED.

Not exactly an Elon Musk here.

by Anonymousreply 45Last Thursday at 8:08 AM

MANY flyover dumbfucks here.

by Anonymousreply 46Last Thursday at 8:11 AM

R42 What’s that ?

by Anonymousreply 47Last Thursday at 8:41 AM

R42 translation: I love to eat dead bats while shitting on the street and digging through my fake Gucci purse.

by Anonymousreply 48Last Thursday at 8:55 AM

DLers: Has Beijing Bounced Back?

by Anonymousreply 49Last Thursday at 8:55 AM

R47 The lyrics to Beijing, Beijing! If you can make it there...

by Anonymousreply 50Last Thursday at 9:03 AM

They’re just going to be hungry for more billionaires an hour later.

by Anonymousreply 51Last Thursday at 9:25 AM

China has about 4 times the population of the United States.

by Anonymousreply 52Last Thursday at 9:29 AM

Just stole the IP

Better fly out today

I'm going to be a part of it

Beijing, Beijing

by Anonymousreply 53Last Thursday at 11:10 AM

But it's in freefall, R52. By the end of the century, it's likely to be around 500m which is still larger than the US, but nowhere near the current figures.

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by Anonymousreply 54Last Thursday at 11:36 AM

CNN is promoting CCP propaganda. So is anyone who refuses to question their illegal, immoral, and racist imperialism in Africa.

by Anonymousreply 55Last Thursday at 11:38 AM

R47 it’s about you. Better start learning chinese!

by Anonymousreply 56Last Thursday at 2:35 PM

[quote] Better start learning chinese!

Ching chong, ching chong!

by Anonymousreply 57Last Thursday at 6:46 PM

Watch this. Second half especially. They see us as we are.

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by Anonymousreply 58Last Thursday at 6:59 PM

People are seriously linking Fox News and Tucker Carlson on DL? We used to complain about the frau invasion, but the recent invasion by deplorables is even worse.

by Anonymousreply 59Last Thursday at 7:02 PM

r1, I hope this process means people like you stop frequenting sites created by Americans, with the majority of their content geared towards Americans, and the majority of their visitors from America. Really lean into the idea that the world would be better if the USA were a non-factor and GTFO off our sites (to start). Anything less is hypocrisy and any justification for not frequenting the Chinese Datalounge is an excuse.

r58 we'll pass.

r59 these trolls are tiresome.

by Anonymousreply 60Last Thursday at 8:46 PM

R57 = David Cross

by Anonymousreply 61Last Thursday at 9:02 PM

I am as nervous about China as the next person but some - actually, most - of the responses on this thread confirm my belief that the majority of Americans are dumb, parochial, ill-educated, racist rubes.

by Anonymousreply 62Last Thursday at 9:21 PM

Especially the supposedly " enlightened" NYC posters, R 62.

by Anonymousreply 63Last Friday at 4:32 AM
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