Documentary filmmaker Nanfu Wang on the horrors of China’s one-child policy
Despite police harassment and border confiscations, protest supplies continue to make their way to dissidents.
Hong Kong Protesters Attacked Two Chinese Men Tuesday As Demonstrations Against Extradition Treaty Escalate
Pro-democracy dissidents turned violent yesterday at Hong Kong's airport.
Plus: Farewell to the author whose work inspired Ross Ulbricht to create Silk Road, Trump's toy tax gets delayed until Christmas, and more....
The White House says it will delay some new tariffs on Chinese imports until after the Christmas shopping season. But why do that if Americans aren't paying?
Nine people were injured during the weekend's protests in Hong Kong, including one woman who might be permanently blind after a violent encounter with the police.
Jeffrey Epstein's Death in Manhattan Jail Sets Off Conspiracy Theories, but Police Neglect Seems More Likely
Plus: Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests turn violent as China cracks down, Elizabeth Warren admits taxes are bad for business, and more...
As Beijing develops a high-tech police state, Hongkongers develop ways to resist it.
Thanks to the trade war, Americans are already importing fewer laptops, speakers, and other electronic items—and paying a higher price for the items they do buy. A bigger hit is coming.
Trump Administration Labels China a 'Currency Manipulator' After China Briefly Stops Manipulating Its Currency
Don't worry about China's currency manipulation. It only hurts China's own people, and benefits American consumers and businesses.
Stocks plunge as China cuts off purchases of American agricultural goods, U.S. responds by labeling China a "currency manipulator" because the Chinese government is no longer artificially propping up the yuan.
The Trade Deficit Keeps Growing. And Here's 3 More Data Points Showing Trump Is Losing His Trade War
Investment in American businesses has fallen sharply since the start of the trade war, and American exports are way down too.
The tariffs haven't worked yet, but Trump is going to keep trying anyway.
Both the House and the Senate want transit agencies to stop buying rolling stock from Chinese-owned companies.
In short, it's using the power of the state to punish his enemies and make the world the way he wants it to be.
A new report shows that American imports from Asia continue to grow, although the tariffs might be responsible for shifting some manufacturing from China to Vietnam and elsewhere.
Soybean exports to China have fallen by 74 percent in the past year.
Many digital payments can be tracked, potentially assisting an authoritarian crackdown.
Activist and celebrity musician Denise Ho discusses the Hong Kong protests, her 2014 arrest, and the future of Hong Kong's autonomy from China.
Why did a leading businessman go from calling Donald Trump "a national disgrace" to saying he's doing a good job?
Who could have seen that coming? Well, lots of people did—but the U.S. International Trade Commission and President Trump didn't listen.
New Balance Planned To Open a New Sneaker Factory in America. Trump's Tariffs Might Prevent That From Happening.
Trade is necessary, even for American companies making American products in American factories.
In a new report, the Treasury Department declares it will begin scrutinizing any nation that runs a bilateral trade imbalance of more than $40 billion with the United States
Also: Mike Lee says Congress must reassert power over the presidency. And so long to Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
Even if Trump's tariffs go away, the debilitating economic effects are likely to linger for years.
Justice Department Tells Republicans to Hand Over Records on Cindy Yang and Other Chinese-American Supporters
Plus: humanitarians face felonies for helping migrants, Huawei scientists banned from reviewing prestigious journal, and more...
China's 2010 export restrictions on rare earth compounds failed then, and they would fail now
This might seem like nothing more than a snooze-worthy debate over semantics or economic theory or government P.R. strategies. But it matters a lot.
Plus: Game of Thrones ends, Trump's trade war with China regrettably does not.
As messy as things are, they could get uglier still.
Preventing a slow march toward automated authoritarianism?
If the United States had pursued a different strategy from the outset of the Trump administration, it might now be in a position to counter China's hardball tactics.
Is the president the only person left in America who doesn't understand that Americans are paying for his tariffs?
Should you be worried?
David Friedman’s Legal Systems Very Different from Ours explores the costs and benefits of various legal systems across time.
In Latest Trade Negotiating Gambit, Trump Essentially Asks China To Put Tariffs on U.S. Manufacturing
But wasn't the whole point of the trade war to boost U.S. manufacturing?
Friday A/V Club: Springtime for Mao
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's revisionist history of the U.S.-China trade relationship misses the mark.
Plus: An Ohio city just abolished its entire vice policing unit, and unfunded liabilities in public pension plans are now more than $5.96 trillion.
"Bilateral tariffs result in lower GDP, employment, investment, and trade for the U.S.," a new report concludes.
Any deal will be better than the current mess, which is largely of Trump's own making.