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Subject:  Re: the Chinese auto industry Date:  3/16/2019  5:08 PM
Author:  steve203 Number:  555072 of 578458

But - look at all their advanced engineering and technology already

High speed rail
Nuclear power plants
Hydroelectric dams
Rockets, satellites and space program
Electronics and computers
Military weapons

Think maybe it has something to do with the priority they give to actually learning something in college, vs playing football?

STEM graduates have become a vital cog in the wheel of global prosperity and unsurprisingly, China is leading the way. The World Economic Forum reported that China had 4.7 million recent STEM graduates in 2016. India, another academic powerhouse, had 2.6 million new STEM graduates last year while the U.S. had 568,000.

US STEM graduates barely outnumber the Russkies, and we don't have all that huge a lead over Iran.

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