Opinion

Throwing gasoline on the fire in Asia

The only good thing I can say about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip to Asia last month is that it is over.

Sanctions against China?

I fail to see how trade sanctions on Chinese manufacturing will do much to help U.S. workers and jobs - but the rise of labor in China could do just that.

Google quits China

The Google-China conflict raises larger issues of politics in the Internet age.

Krugman's attack on China

We must find the mix of policies that accommodates rising incomes for both Chinese and American workers - a trade war with China is no answer.

China Is NOT a ‘rogue nation’

Heading off into an anti-China campaign will not help the progressive cause or solve our economic crisis.

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New chapter in U.S.-India relations

There is substantial symbolism in this week's visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the United States.

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Are we left behind in the ‘green production’ revolution?

Institute for America's Future experts: China has a national industrial strategy. We do not. And we better come up with one soon.

16 workers killed per day, thoughts on Ft. Hood, ‘Precious’ and other letters to the editor

It is time to change the feeble and antiquated rules that fail to protect workers on the job. Sixteen workers are killed a day in the United States because of reckless negligence on the part of their employers.

Blogging from India #3 The larger context of Pelosis visit to India

HYDERABAD, India — When newspapers here reported a visit to India by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), eyebrows were raised. Pelosi, the first woman to hold the position of House speaker, is known in the U.S. as a common-sense progressive on many important issues. For example, she has opposed the Iraq war from the start.

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