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.
Shanghai World Expo
In correlation with his recent book, Yukon Huang will discuss the contradictions common in the mainstream understanding of China's economy.
The film asks a key question: What is the image Americans portray to the world?
Senate Minority Report, Another US Deficit -- China and America -- Public Diplomacy in the Age of the Internet, February 15, 2011
A report prepared by the staff of the Republican minority on the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Senator Richard Lugar, ranking minority member, released the report.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, "Inaugural Richard C. Holbrooke Lecture on a Broad Vision of U.S.-China Relations in the 21st Century," January 14, 2011
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke in Washington, D.C. shortly before Chinese President Hu Jintao was due to visit the U.S. Richard Holbrooke was a distinguished U.S. diplomat who passed away on Dec. 13, 2010. At the time he was serving as the U.S. Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan.
USA National Pavilion Student Ambassador from Loyola University in Maryland, now serving at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo
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.