A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Broken Pots, Broken Dreams: Working in Jingdezhen’s Porcelain Industry
The Freer Sackler Museum of Asian Art presents a screening about ceramists in Jingdezhen complements ideas about mass production presented in the exhibit, "Chinamania".
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.