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.
Vincent Wang on the 2012 Taiwan Election: A Maturing Democracy
Video of a presentation at the USC U.S.-China Institute symposium on Taiwan's January 14, 2012 election.
Professor Vincent Wang spoke to the symposium from Richmond, Virginia. His presentation examined voting trends in Taiwan's legislative and presidential races. He argued that the tenor of the campaigns and the way the losing side accepted the results was a strong indicator that Taiwan's young democracy is stable and maturing.
Vincent Wei-cheng Wang is Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean at the University of Richmond. He is the author of numerous articles on Taiwan and on regional security and economic affairs.
Video of Prof. Wang's presentation will be available shortly.
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.