China’s Perfect Game of Chess

By most measures China “runs” the second largest economy in the world. It also has the largest population in the world. And arguably, the best functioning government in the world. Many would disagree with that last statement but by most modern metrics — GDP, innovation, competitiveness, inequality, corruption, happiness —  China is crushing it. As an American it’s hard to say this, but China probably has us beat. Their underprivileged citizens are willing to do jobs that ours...