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Wealth & Inequality in the U.S. and China

November 19, 2020

Prior to the pandemic, more Chinese were doing better economically than in 2000. But the wealthy, as in the U.S. had advanced faster. The gap between rich and poor in both countries is huge.

Hong Kong Since The Handover

November 12, 2020

After the 1997 return of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty, the region was supposed to enjoy 50 years of autonomy. That seems to be ending much sooner.

Diabetes in the U.S. and China

November 5, 2020

Rates of diabetes are increasing in the U.S. and China, but with very different outcomes for patients.

Visualizing FDI Restrictiveness

October 29, 2020

We visualize how open—or closed—both the U.S. and China are to foreign direct investment in their countries.

GDP Growth in 2020

October 22, 2020

The coronavirus is shrinking all major economies except China's.

Comparing U.S. & China Trade in Southeast Asia

October 15, 2020

We look at how reliant Southeast Asian nations are on trade with China and with the U.S. China is the top trading partner for all, but the U.S. Is a key export market for many.

Leaders' Finances Under Scrutiny

October 1, 2020

Politicians expect to be put under a microscope but like to keep their finances in the dark.

Chinese Investment in the U.S.

September 24, 2020

As the dance over control of TikTok gets more complicated, last week it came out that the U.S. government has asked American-based video gaming companies where China’s Tencent is an owner or investor to detail how they handle the data of American players.

Visualizing Apple in China

September 17, 2020

Apple rolled out new products and services this week, so we look at how important China has been to Apple.

U.S. and China on the Battlefield

September 10, 2020

The U.S. Department of Defense has just released information on Chinese military efforts. We've drawn on it and information from other sources to offer this comparison of American and Chinese military resources.

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Events

March 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

Julia Lovell re-evaluates Maoism as both a Chinese and an international force, linking its evolution in China with its global legacy.