China and the United States are sustaining the global economy. But as FPIF columnist Walden Bello points out, this linked relationship is part of the problem, not part of the solution.
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In this continuation of an FPIF debate on climate change, Hoff Stauffer argues that the Kyoto model is not going to make a dent in global warming. Stricter standards on factories, autos, and appliances is the better way to go.
It’s essential that lawmakers and members of the public question the Pentagon’s justifications — and reject proposals that would have the effect of triggering a new Cold War, one with the People’s Republic of China.
Progressive Unilateralism? U.S. Unilateralism, Progressive Internationalism, and Alternatives to Neoliberalism
In the recent debate on permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with China, some progressives argued that failure to ratify the bilateral deal would constitute a retreat into unilateralism.