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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
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.
Kaiser: The dark comedy TV series Search Party, available on HBO Max.
This podcast was edited and produced by Kaiser Kuo and Jason MacRonald.