China

Sam debunks bullshit. Foreign policy analyst Heather Hurlburt, explains what’s constitutes foreign policy. Why the media focuses far to much on the military dimension of foreign policy. What is America’s interest? How the Obama Administration ignored the environment and labor on trade. The radical breaks in foreign policy from the Trump Administration. How the Obama […]
Donald Trump ignores a question from CNN and calls the reporter “fake news”. Will the media defend itself against Trump. Analyst, Dan Dicker explains why Rex Tillerson simply means an oil and gas based foreign policy. Exxon’s investments in Russia. How Exxon will win in the new foreign policy. Rex Tillerson’s foreign policy and the […]
Journalist Guy Lawson explains why we are moving into another level of post-truth politics. How to think about the Donald Trump disaster. Why the Trump’s conflicts of interest are a distraction from the decline of American Empire. The anger of Trump supporters. How can journalists cover Trump? When I dictator says something believe them. George […]
The politics behind Trump’s phone call to Taiwan. What is a logical defense of speaking with Taiwan like this, Trump’s lack of conduct notwithstanding. Background in US/Taiwan relations, back to the Chinese civil war between the communists and Republic of China. The narrative surrounding Trump’s lack of preparedness. Taiwan’s merits as a democracy with progressive […]
Clyde Prestowitz the President of the President of the Economic Strategy Institute, explains the faulty thinking behind the TPP. Why America’s China policy is incoherent and our TPP policy shows us why. Brining China into the WTO and why it didn’t cut the American trade deficit. Why our assumptions about trade deals are wrong. How China’s […]
Ann Lee a Professor of economics at New York University explains why the fundamentals of China’s economy are strong and why the worry about a imminent economic collapse in China are unfounded. How China is portrayed in the Presidential election. A defense of China’s currency policy. Whats motivating Chinese President Xi Jinping’s anti corruption drive? […]
Milton Allimadi, the publisher of Black Star News joins Michael to discuss Obama’s recent trip to Ghana and Ethiopia. How is Obama energizing African youth and fostering leadership and activism and what that can do for Africa. Why is Africa failing to utilize it’s vast arrays of natural resources and how can it detach itself […]
Washington Post columnist and American Prospect Editor Harold Meyerson explains the history of Southern labor conditions. Why the South is making American labor conditions cheaper than China. Why new jobs aren’t driving up wages. And why America is still defined by two labor systems: one southern and one northern. Elizabeth Warren destroys another sleazy finance […]
Video footage reveals the completely unjustified arrest of Sandra Bland. What the death of Sandra Bland tells us about the systemic racism and abuse that African Americans face. On The Fun Half: Donald Trump makes political sense and reveals Lindsey Graham’s cellphone number to the world. Donald Trump’s China strategy is amazing. What Black Lives […]
Cliff Schecter explains the economic incoherence and moral blindness of Jeb Bush’s call for americans to work longer hours. Is austerity a national security threat? How long will the Eurozone torture Greece? China’s economic crisis and why does the right wing elite idealize China? Conservationist Claudine Andre explains how she began her work on Bonobo […]