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.
Congressional Research Service, “Human Rights in China: Trends and Policy Implications,” October 31, 2008
This CRS report was prepared by Thomas Lum (specialist in Asian Affairs) and Hannah Fischer (Information Research Specialist).
The U.S.-China relationship is complicated and is vital for both countries and the world. Where do Senators McCain and Obama stand on U.S.-China trade, security, environmental, and human rights issues? How important has policy toward China been in past elections and in 2008? These are the questions explored in a USC U.S.-China Institute documentary.
The Health and Well-Being of the Elderly in China: Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS)-Pilot
Shuyang Sheng seeks to identify how health affects the behaviors of labor force participation, retirement and savings of the elderly.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: The Memoranda of Understanding Between the U.S. and China Regarding Prison Labor Products," June 19, 2008
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on June 19, 2008. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
U.S. Asst. Secretary of State David Kramer, “Human Rights, Democracy, and the U.S. Relationship With China,” May 25, 2008
David Kramer, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Remarks at Beijing Foreign Affairs University
This report is produced annually by the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
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.