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Protesting in China

July 22, 2021

Protest and resistance in China continues. We look at causes and consequences.

Chairs Issue Statement about Forced Labor in Apple’s Supply Chain in Xinjiang

June 8, 2021

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China urged Apple CEO Tim Cook to ensure that Apple’s supply chains are free of forced labor.

Statement by the Chairs on the 32nd Anniversary of the Violent Suppression of the Tiananmen Square Protests

June 4, 2021

The. Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) issued the following statement commemorating the 32nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests and their violent suppression.

CECC Chairs Urge NBA Players to End Endorsement Deals with Chinese Forced Labor

June 1, 2021

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China released a letter sent to National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) concerning the contracts between NBA players and Chinese sportswear companies that use cotton produced in the Xinjiang, China.

Corporate Social Responsibility in China

April 8, 2021

H&M's statements about forced labor in Xinjiang have angered both Chinese and human rights groups.

Jennifer Pan on China's Social Assistance

January 28, 2021

Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.

Joshua Goldstein on Recycling in Beijing

January 21, 2021

Joshua Goldstein talked about his new book looking at the history of the recycling industry in China.

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.

Video: Michael Davis Looks at “One Country, Two Systems”

November 12, 2020

The USC U.S.-China Institute talks with author Michael Davis. His new book looks at Beijing's growing interference in the “one country, two systems” model China promised Hong Kong during the 1997 handover.

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