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When Titans Clash

07:09 Min
In 2001, China joined the World Trade Organisation, with America's support. The US' belief was that free trade with China could create more opportunities for Americans. However in the past 20 years, almost 5 million manufacturing jobs in America have been lost, as factories moved overseas, creating a surge in poverty levels and anti-China sentiment. How did this happen?
When Titans Clash

When Titans Clash - S1: Blaming China For US Poverty And The Broken American Dream

14 Jan 2021 01:05pm
In 2001, China joined the World Trade Organisation, with America's support. The US' belief was that free trade with China could create more opportunities for Americans. However in the past 20 years, almost 5 million manufacturing jobs in America have been lost, as factories moved overseas, creating a surge in poverty levels and anti-China sentiment. How did this happen?

When Titans Clash

About the show:

China-US rivalry continues to dominate global headlines, and it’s become ever more urgent in the context of Ukraine. China-Europe relations are now at its worst in the past 4 decades. Across Asia- India, Japan and South Korea are increasing military spending. In Southeast Asia, countries eye the South China Sea nervously, as war ships continue to sail here from all the major powers. As all of this is unfolding, China is warning that the US Indo-Pacific Plan may cause a “Ukraine style tragedy.”

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