Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: China

The war on women: The view from China

Today, however, rather than seeing women as a key driver of economic advancement, China’s leaders have been cracking down on the feminist movement. Leta Hong Fincher, a scholar on women in China, explains why.

The American Dream is alive and well – in China

In the 21st century, it is time to upgrade our economic model from one of feudal exploitation to a cooperative democracy that recognizes the needs, contributions and inalienable rights of all participants.

US cyber attack on Russia’s power grid is an ‘act of...

How about an international negotiation to end mutual cyber attacks that would include international controls and monitoring, and penalties for violations?

When all you’ve got is a tariff…

... Every problem looks like a nail?

The misadventures of ‘tariff man’

For Donald Trump, tariffs are a substitute for diplomacy, just as harassment in his personal life is a substitute for normal human interaction.

Getting China wrong, yet again

A new Council on Foreign Relations report presents China in a distorted light.

The Navy’s war vs. Bolton’s war

The Pentagon’s spoiling for a fight – but with China, not Iran.

Taking farmers for a ride

Trump’s trade disruptions are inflicting real pain, but they’re also exposing the frailty of an agriculture economy built for big business.

We remember Tiananmen, the 30th anniversary of the pro-democracy protests

“This year, we remember their brave efforts in the face of violence and fight for a new generation to learn and to never forget.”

China’s global leadership list

What should the U.S. do to try and keep up with China?

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