Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

The end of the dollar-based US empire will be a self-inflicted blow

  • The recurrent fights over America’s debt ceiling – which determines the US government’s ability to honour its debt, raise money and pay its bills – is about the most decadent sign of political decay and decline there is. Effectively, the US is threatening to financially sanction itself

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