Saber Rattling in Washington Prior to Chinese President Xi Jinping's Visit
Prof. Henry Rosemont says Obama must ignore all the saber-rattling by the Republican candidates for president and try to focus on this historic opportunity to build US-China relations, by following a few steps, that he lays out in this interview with Sharmini Peries

  September 7, 2015

The Sky Is Not Falling? China's Stock Market Impact
Economist James Henry discusses China and its impact on global markets

  August 26, 2015

Devaluation of the Chinese Yuan Sends Markets into Flux
Liberalization of the Chinese market place means less central government control over it, says Economist Zhun Xu

  August 14, 2015

China Bails Out Stock Market with $209 Billion Stimulus, but Who's Getting Saved?
Political economist Zhun Xu of Beijing's Remnin University says China is bailing out its own public enterprises as part of a flawed plan to jumpstart the economy through the stock market

  July 20, 2015

Chinese Economy Running Off the Cliff and There Is Nothing Beneath It
Rob Johnson of the Institute for New Economic Thinking says the People's Bank of China is behind the market plunge

  July 9, 2015

Hong Kong Police Shut Down The "Umbrella Revolution" (1/2)
CY Leung expects "furious resistance" from Occupy Central as police carry out order to shutdown Admiralty Square, police tactics has become increasingly heavy- handed, says Sean Starrs, Assistant Professor of International Relations at the City University of Hong Kong.

  December 11, 14

US-China Climate Accord is Neither "Historic" nor a "Landmark"
While it is important for China and the US, the two largest CO2 emitters, to walk hand in hand in cooperation, the agreement lacks "all of the above strategies" required to achieve the necessary reductions, says Janet Redman of IPS and Professor Minqi Li of the University of Utah

  November 15, 14

Whose Interests Are Served by Occupy Hong Kong?
Assistant Professor Sean Kenji Starrs reports from the front lines of the uprisings

  October 21, 14

How Socialist China Became the Workshop of the World (2/2)
Public workers demonstrate against privatization, and migrant workers fight super exploitation, but we hear very little about that in the West, says Prof. Yuezhi Zhao of Simon Fraser University

  October 13, 14

Will Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution Spark Uprisings in Mainland China? (1/2)
Scholar Yuezhi Zhao argues the Umbrella Revolution does not appeal to broader struggles within mainland China

  October 12, 14

Hong Kong Protests Carefully Choreographed, Not Spontaneous
Tiananmen analogies are a barrier to understanding what's really going on in Hong Kong, says Peter Lee, journalist for Asia Times Online

  October 7, 14

What's Driving Hong Kong's Uprisings?
Hong Kong-based attorney Robert Lee talks about the economic and political history at the center of ongoing protests

  October 6, 14

Acute Economic Inequality Underlies "Occupy Central" Protests in Hong Kong
Assistant professor Eli Friedman from Cornell University says working-class and union participation has increased in subsequent occupations

  October 3, 14

30,000 Chinese Factory Workers Strike Against Maker of Nike Sneakers
Editor Michelle Chen and instructor Xiaoming Chai discuss the workers' demands and whether the rise of strikes signals a decline of cheap labor in China

  October 3, 14

Chinese Reforms Make Rich Even Richer
Minqi Li: Chinese Communist 'Plenum' meeting resulted in a promise for market reforms, including privatization and deregulation of public utility, energy and other state-owned companies.

  October 3, 14

What Will New Leadership Mean for China
Minqi Li: New leadership committed to capitalism in China but will they be able to deal with coming global crisis?

  November 11, 2012

Hardliners, Weapons-Makers the Real Winners in Japan-China Dispute
Japanese and Chinese nationalists are willing to bet their countries' futures for the sake of national pride and a handful of uninhabited islands in the sea, but it may be the global weapons-making industry that walks away with the pot.

  October 3, 2012

Socialism vs Capitalism in China
Minqi Li: Vice President Xi is expected to become President at a time when a serious debate has emerged in the party

  February 19, 2012

US and China - Crisis, Collaboration and Contention
Minqi Li: A critical moment in relationship as global economic crisis deepens

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