Economic system

It’s America’s economic system that’s broken, not China’s – Baltimore Sun

Chinese President Xi Jinping could possibly agree in the coming days on new measures to reduce China’s trade imbalance with the United States, giving Donald Trump a face-saving way to end his trade war. But Mr. Xi will not agree to change the Chinese economic system. Why should he? The American economic system is geared […]

Economic system

Forget China – It’s America’s Own Economic System That’s Broken | Robert Reich

Xi Jinping could possibly agree further steps next weekend to reduce China’s trade imbalance with the United States, giving Donald Trump a face-saving way to end his trade war. But Xi will not agree to change the Chinese economic system. Why should he? The American economic system is geared towards maximizing returns for shareholders. And […]

Economic system

Our economic system must change in the face of environmental devastation

Climate change is the greatest risk and challenge of our time. The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached 415 parts per million – the highest for nearly three million years. And the past five years were the hottest on record since the 1880s. British scientist Brian Cox said that politicians “often make […]