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‘Superpower Showdown’: A conversation with authors Bob Davis and Lingling Wei

‘Superpower Showdown’: A conversation with authors Bob Davis and Lingling Wei

Update: 2020-07-232
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This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy talk to Wall Street Journal reporters Bob Davis and Lingling Wei about their great new book, Superpower Showdown: How the Battle Between Trump and Xi Threatens a New Cold War.

5:11 : The increasingly insulated Chinese political elite

18:08 : Chinese import competition and its effect on U.S. manufacturing employment

28:27 : Líu Hè 刘鹤 and internal politics within Chinese trade negotiations

41:28 : Chinese negotiators’ perceptions of their American counterparts

1:03:29 : Huawei’s role in the trade war

Recommendations: 

Jeremy: This Chinese-to-pinyin generation tool by 蛙蛙工具 (“Frog Tools”). Conversely, Jeremy does NOT recommend Quibi. 

Lingling: The book Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China, by Joan Chang. 

Bob: The new TV series Perry Mason, available on HBO, as well as the Australian TV series Rake.

Kaiser: The dark comedy TV series Search Party, available on HBO Max. 

This podcast was edited and produced by Kaiser Kuo and Jason MacRonald.

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‘Superpower Showdown’: A conversation with authors Bob Davis and Lingling Wei

‘Superpower Showdown’: A conversation with authors Bob Davis and Lingling Wei