Global military expenditure rose 2.6% last year. The U.S. and China outspend the rest of the world.
US-China Today sat down with Audrey Tang to speak about her identity as an illustrious young programmer turned government official, her optimism about technology’s ability to ameliorate social ills, and her thoughts about politics in a polarized world.
Today’s social media scene makes it difficult, especially for young people, to remember what life was like prior to the continuous influx of opinions on the internet. Social media often showcases people’s best sides, shaping our understanding of beauty. We scroll through images, ads and article daily, intaking a saturated pool of visual stimulations, It is this way in the US, and so is it in China.
In a US-dominated age, China seeks to return to its former glory by reviving the interconnectedness and vitality of the Silk Road through the Belt and Road Initiative.
The recent Trump administration policy to deport international students if they did not show up for class on campus sparked strong reactions in the international student community, but also galvanized the world of higher education to unite in an unprecedented way.
Chinese traditional wear is growing in popularity, marking the re-emergence of colors like red and gold in the field that at least for the past few decades had been saturated with Western-centric white.
US-China Today spoke with Rosen, an expert in Chinese politics and media, about how the differences in media coverage between Chinese and international media outlets impact the Hong Kong protests, and how such entrenched biases came into being.
Eric Heikkila's new book look sat how the rise of China alters the context in which the broad spectrum of policies in the United States should be assessed.