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.
The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a discussion on the biases and discrimination against Asians and Asian Americans, the resistance to it, the role America’s relationships with Asia play in shaping perceptions, and trends in Asian American political participation.
Mike Pompeo and Betsy DeVos, Joint Letter to Commissioners of Education about China's Confucius Classrooms Program, October 14, 2020
The U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Secretary of Education argue that China's Confucius Classrooms are an influence effort and should be constrained.
Mike Pompeo and Betsy DeVos, Joint Letter to Presidents of American Institutions of Higher Education and Affiliates Regarding the People’s Republic of China, October 14, 2020
Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State
Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education
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.