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Dr Jiulin Teng

Welcome! I am Dr Jiulin Teng. Over the years, I have developed insights into a number of issues of popular interest. A photography enthusiast, I have also captured photos of places and people that tell stories. This website is dedicated to my thoughts and my photos.
Dr Jiulin Teng
Cover for post Freedom is Losing: Freedom Will Win
Economy
Freedom is Losing: Freedom Will Win
05 Dec 2021 · Today, freedom is under attack across the globe, which shows a mutual lack of self-confidence. Ultimately, however, freedom is what made America the superpower it is today, and winners of the next great geopolitical struggle will be those most free.
Cover for post Housing Bubble Reflects a Weakness in the Chinese System
Economy
Housing Bubble Reflects a Weakness in the Chinese System
27 Oct 2021 · Lack of checks and balances in the Chinese system makes course correction more difficult, which led to today's housing bubble. Fortunately, China has an opportunity to deflate the bubble, but the rule of law must be implemented for long-term stability.
Cover for post Senonches Forest [Trees, Logs | Nov 2021]
Nature
Senonches Forest [Trees, Logs | Nov 2021]
05 Dec 2021 · This album features select photos from the forest of Senonches at the end of November 2021. Highlights here include the bald tree tops against the soggy sky as well as the logs next to cleared lands where they used to stand.
Cover for post Chartres [Old Town Day & Night | Nov 2021]
City
Chartres [Old Town Day & Night | Nov 2021]
03 Dec 2021 · This is a collection of photos from the old town of Chartres in North-Central France in November 2021. Highlights of this album include night scenes along the little Eure river in Basse Ville Chartres as well as a few shots in Haute Ville.

My Latest Articles

Cover for post Paternalism that Devastated Europe
Economy
Paternalism that Devastated Europe
18 Oct 2021 · Paternalism that promises the interests of the greater good does not deliver on this promise: Rather, it leads to a dependent populous incapable of innovation and free thoughts. It ossifies the political and social systems and resists reform.
Cover for post China’s Opportunity to Uproot the Foremost Instability Factor is Now
Economy
China’s Opportunity to Uproot the Foremost Instability Factor is Now
22 Sep 2021 · China has a unique opportunity to deflate its real estate bubble under the cover of the collapse of a mismanaged, greedy company. It would be a gigantic mistake that would lead to tragic consequences if China were to bail out this company.
Cover for post 50 Years of Transitory Fiat System: The Danger of Spectacular Collapse
Economy
50 Years of Transitory Fiat System: The Danger of Spectacular Collapse
15 Aug 2021 · 50 years ago, Nixon closed the Gold Window, defaulting on US liabilities. 50 years later, the Fed is cornered, and the danger of a spectacular collapse of the USD is something that we must be prepared for.
Cover for post Exorbitant Privilege and the Fall of the Soviet Union
Economy
Exorbitant Privilege and the Fall of the Soviet Union
01 Jun 2021 · US's exorbitant privilege is a factor in the fall of the Soviet Union often overlooked. In this article, I discuss how money printing by the USA led to the c...

My Latest Galleries

Cover for post Nature [Forest, Charolais Cows, Chinese Geese | Nov 2021]
Nature
Nature [Forest, Charolais Cows, Chinese Geese | Nov 2021]
01 Dec 2021 · This album features select shots from November 2021: Highlights include the forest in the golden hour, a few Charolais cows, and a flock of Chinese geese (also known as swan geese).
Cover for post Rambouillet [Forest, Lake, Park, Geese | Nov 2021]
Nature
Rambouillet [Forest, Lake, Park, Geese | Nov 2021]
30 Nov 2021 · This album features nature photos taken from Rambouillet in November 2021. Highlights here include the falling (and eventually fallen) leaves and the trees along the canals. Canada geese and a mute swan couple can be seen, too.
Cover for post Nature [Park and Forest in Autumn | Oct 2021]
Nature
Nature [Park and Forest in Autumn | Oct 2021]
17 Nov 2021 · This album features the autumn in October 2021: Highlights include leaves that had turned yellow and red, rendering a uniquely colorful period of the year, as well as three Charolais cows.
Cover for post Rambouillet [Canada Geese, Forest, Lake | Oct 2021]
Nature
Rambouillet [Canada Geese, Forest, Lake | Oct 2021]
13 Nov 2021 · This album features select nature shots from the Park of Rambouillet in October 2021. Highlights include the colored leaves in autumn, the Canada geese flocking on the lake, and a white goose being fed (unhealthy carbs).