A typically depressing, but not-to-be ignored Kunstler piece on Davos and Bill Gates 'China is a change agent' bullshit. ("Change agent" -- such crap corporate-speak. While change for change's sake may be valued in a bloated, middle-mgmt-heavy corporate entity like M$, change is not always a virtue in the world of geo-politics. Of course, Bill's got one foot in the spaceship when this whole crap-house comes tumbling down anyway..)
Conclusion: in the next twenty years, China is certain to contest militarily for the world's remaining oil with what has been the prime customer for its manufacturing output. That would be America.