Inside Capitalist China: A Tour de Force Travelogue

Digging a Hole All the Way to America
By Colby Buzzell

So if China is now the world capital of rapacious, bloodthirsty capitalism, then that must make Shenzhen, a city of eleven million that didn't exist twenty years ago, the most bloodthirsty city on earth. But not without its charms.

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http://www.esquire.com/features/china0807

Illustration by Eddie Guy

Illustration by Eddie Guy

From the Washington Post:

"Buzzell is not a China correspondent. He's not really even a reporter. He's a 31-year-old Californian, a former stoner and skate punk who joined the Army and served as a combat infantryman in Iraq in 2003. He started blogging about his experiences in Iraq. The blog attracted a lot of attention and became the basis of Buzzell's widely praised book, "My War: Killing Time in Iraq." Now, Esquire periodically sends Buzzell out to some interesting part of the world to wander around and report what he sees in a style that could be described as "chatty, with attitude."

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/06/AR2007080601521.html