Stand-up Economist: Is China Asia’s Ecuador?

BY Paul Solman  July 15, 2011 at 11:30 AM EDT

Standup economist Yoram Bauman has now made it to China and filed the second of his vlogs for us from Beijing. We found his comparison of China to Ecuador fascinating.

For those who crave a heavier dose of Yoram’s wit, he’s posted an excerpt from a recent appearance in front of an apparently liberal Seattle audience on YouTube. It includes this line on members of the Tea Party: “people who believe in Social Darwinism but don’t believe in Darwin.”

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