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How Did Communist China Become a Capitalist Superpower?
In his new book, "Competing Economic Paradigms in China," Steve Cohn examines how China's economic policy went from Maoist to "iron rice bowl" to neoliberal

  March 2, 2018

What Happened to Trump's Trade War With China?
Despite all his posturing, President Donald Trump's maiden trip to China was mostly just symbolic, says author and scholar Jeffrey Wasserstrom

  November 14, 2017

Xi Jinping: China's 'Chairman of Everything'
China's President Xi Jinping has been incorporated into the communist party's constitution, during the 19th party congress. This puts him at a far higher level than China's previous two leaders, on a par with Mao and Deng Xiaoping, explains Prof. Jeff Wasserstrom of UC Irvine

  November 1, 2017

What's Causing the Winter Haze in China?
Attempts to slow down the existing conditions with emission reduction legislation and return of Eurasia sea ice will take substantial amount of time says Professor Yuhang Wang of the Georgia Institute of Technology

  April 11, 2017

Industrial Overcapacity Behind Stalled Wage Growth in China
Richard Vague says private-debt is financing harmful economic growth in the nation

  March 7, 2017

Is China's Economy Headed Towards Financial Crisis?
Economist Richard Vague says China is acting much like Japan did in the decade before its crisis in the 90's

  January 25, 2017

Trump Taiwan Phone Call Not an Impulsive Act
Professor Ho-Fung Hung tells Paul Jay that Trump's call to the President of Taiwan signals a deeper shift in Washington's China policy

  December 7, 2016

Wilkerson on Heightened Tensions in the South China Sea
Col. Larry Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Colin Powell, says recent US and Chinese air force posturing could easily deteriorate into unwanted disasters

  May 20, 2016

Col. Wilkerson: All War Games Between China and US Lead to Nuclear Attacks
TRNN Replay: Discussing the tension in the South China Sea, former Bush administration official Larry Wilkerson says the US should ratify the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea treaty - but won't because of big oil and mining interests

  February 22, 2016

China Considers Putting Nukes Under Military Control
Colonel Larry Wilkerson explains the significance of China considering placing nuclear arsenal on high alert

  February 17, 2016

China Faces Challenges Over Currency Valuation and Wages
Economist Rob Johnson says China is undergoing a major transition from an export-led economy to a domestic demand-led economy

  January 12, 2016

Chinese Debt Bubble About to Burst
Economist James Henry and Ho-fung Hung say China's debt-to-GDP ratio above 240% is an indicator that there is a major disconnect between the market and the real economy

  January 11, 2016

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 8, 2014

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 12, 2014

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

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