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.
Dali Yang Speaks at the China Card Conference
Dali Yang, professor of political science at the University of Chicago, spoke on the “The Politics and Realities of U.S.-China Relations” panel at the China Card conference on September 29, 2016.
Dali Yang 楊大利 teaches political science at the University of Chicago. He was the founding director of Chicago's Beijing Center and also served as director of Chicago's Center for East Asian Studies. He headed the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore and is the author of numerous books and scholarly articles on the politics and political economy of China, including Remaking the Chinese Leviathan: Market Transition and the Politics of Governance in China (2004); Beyond Beijing: Liberalization and the Regions in China (1997); and Calamity and Reform in China: State, Rural Society, and Institutional Change since the Great Leap Famine (1996).
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.