There are many reasons for Donald Trump to threaten to shut down Tiktok. One is personal. He is still infuriated about his team being tricked into his Tulsa rally disaster earlier in June. Another is political. Donald is down in the polls. He is not down and out, but he is down across the board in so many areas, across demographics, and in electorally critical states. … [Read more...] about There are many reasons for the Donald to threaten to shut down Tiktok
Last week, the WTO handed China a setback in its ruling over its appeal over export controls (herein the Ruling) covering "[c]rtain forms of bauxite, coke, fluorspar, magnesium, manganese, silicon carbide, silicon metal, yellow phosphorous, and zinc." The Global Times has a strong response: Time to reassess unfair WTO entry terms Global Times | February 01, 2012 … [Read more...] about WTO’s Recent Ruling Against China over Export Controls of Certain Raw Materials: A Critical Juncture for the WTO and a Chance for Chinese Leadership?
Last week, the U.S. Congress passed a bill that authorized the Obama administration to raise tariffs against Chinese goods in response to China's alleged manipulation of its currency, purportedly to gain an unfair trade advantage. According to this article , while the Obama administration "has not taken a position on the bill ... [t]he vote 'shows lawmakers have serious … [Read more...] about Fighting for Jobs in a Globalized World
Recently, a rising chorus can be heard in the U.S. accusing China of "manipulating" the value of the RMB. In a recent op-ed, Krugman characterized Chinese policy as an "anti-stimulus" to the rest of the world. In an editorial op-ed, the NY Times staff accused China of playing a "beggar-thy-neighbor competitive devaluation" that is "threatening economies around the world ... … [Read more...] about The U.S. China Dispute over Renminbi: Who is Right?