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China's Toilet Bowl Dragons

Kim Dramer | Posted 07.07.2015 | World
Kim Dramer

The Chinese dragon is a creature associated with water. Unlike its Western fire-breathing cousin, it is a benevolent creature whose flight through the clouds brings life-giving water to farmers each spring.

What 'Made In China' Means For Your Furniture

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.27.2014 | HuffPost Home

While factory work was once a large part of the American economy, the trend toward globalization and outsourcing has gutted many, and the rural towns ...

Kim Bhasin

The Truth About 'Made In China' | Kim Bhasin | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business

Ben Walters was unimpressed the first time he stepped into a Chinese factory. “It was incredibly primitive,” he said. “Safe but small, and us...

End Of Outsourcing To China?

CNBC | Philip LeBeau | Posted 04.19.2013 | Business

CNBC: Walk onto the shop floor at Prince Industries in Shanghai, China and it looks like most other manufacturing plants in this country. It's busy...

Obama: China NOT A Currency Manipulator

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration declined Tuesday to label China a currency manipulator, noting that it has let the yuan rise nearly 10 per...

Defend Your Right to Resell Your Stuff Before Big Business Takes It Away

David Segal | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
David Segal

This vastly under-reported case has tremendous implications for millions of Americans and could undermine our ability to use sites like eBay and Craigslist -- or even hold old-fashioned garage sales.

Doggone It, Our Own USA Olympic Team Doesn't Buy American?

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

Will I cheer for the USA Team in Chinese clothing? Of course I will but it makes a cynical statement about the future of manufacturing in the USA. But, Americans, it's time to take the reins and call in our own financial cavalry. We are losing this competition.

Is China Inc. Corporate America's Enemy?

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

The Chinese are (not) coming! It will be decades before Chinese corporations -- even in strategic industries such as renewable energy or information technology -- beat American, Western, and European companies on their own turf. Indeed, it may never happen at all.

Krugman: Companies That Contribute To Growth 'Don't Exist In Isolation'

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 01.27.2012 | Business

Mitch Daniels, the former Bush budget director who is now Indiana's governor, made the Republicans' reply to President Obama's State of the Union addr...

The Truth About "The U.S. Content of 'Made in China'"

Peter Navarro | Posted 10.26.2011 | Business
Peter Navarro

A recent "economic letter" contends that America is spending only 1.9 percent of its dollars on Chinese goods. How can we reconcile what we see on Wal-Mart's shelves with what these experts and media pundits tell us?