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.
End of an Era: How China's Authoritarian Revival is Undermining Its Rise
UC San Diego's 21st Century China Center hosts a talk by Carl Minzner on the risks of Chinese instability.
Carl Minzner, professor of Law at Fordham Law School, outlines the looming risks of instability as China’s reform era ends, and how this period fits into populist and authoritarian trends worldwide. Minzner delves into China's anti-corruption campaign and crackdown on civil society and human rights activists, analyzes elite politics and street protests and explores the radicalization that is taking place in Hong Kong.
Closest parking will be at the Pangea Parking Structure. A parking permit is required and can be purchased at the pay stations. There will also be signage to direct attendees from the structure to the event venue.