Monthly Archives: July 2017

Dialectical progress in India

India’s dialectic of progress

Published 31 July 2017

Two new books show how far post-independence India has come, and how far it has still to go

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The future of sleep

The future of sleep

Published 15 July 2017

Folks, I have seen the future of sleep. It is Chinese, and cheap. Man Wah Holdings, a £700m furniture company headquartered in Hong Kong, has brought its new SleepCheers mattresses to showrooms in North Carolina.

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Chinese NextEV electric car

Electric car, Made in China

Published 12 July 2017

Few in the West have taken the full measure of China’s drive toward electric vehicles

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