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Jan 17 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSOn Wednesday, President Trump and China's Vice Premier Liu He signed a trade deal described as the first phase in a longer process of trade reconciliation.The deal includes a variety of concessions from both Abridge News
Aug 28 2019
Last week, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tweeted, “The Electoral College isn’t about fairness at all; it’s about empowering some voters over others. Every vote should be = in America, no matter who you are or where you come from. The right thing to do is establish a Popular Vote.” (Twitter)
Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) replied, “Abolishing the electoral college means that politicians willThe Flip Side
Mar 11 2019
Early warning signs are flashing for President Donald Trump on some of his core arguments on immigration, the economy and North Korea that are central to his 2020 re-election message.
Complications on each of those policy areas threaten to undermine the narrative of unprecedented success that the President has weaved around his first two years in office and are driving political debateGuest Writer - Left
Jan 14 2021
As tweets go, certainly by the standards of the outgoing Trump administration, it was downright benign, the cyber equivalent of a tap on the shoulder. Yet it heralds a key diplomatic challenge that awaits President-elect Joe Biden: forging a united response with America’s allies to the growing ambition and assertiveness of China.
The tweet came from Jake Sullivan, Mr. Biden’s choice forChristian Science Monitor
Aug 26 2019
President Trump said his trade negotiators received calls from China Sunday, indicating that trade talks could resume. The calls came in the midst of a trade war with China that critics say is to blame for a global economic slowdown.USA TODAY Politico Fox News (Online News)
Dec 24 2020
The United Kingdom reached an agreement with the European Union Thursday to continue free trade after the U.K. leaves the EU on Jan. 1 as part of Brexit. The deal should ensure that trade continues between the U.K. and the 27-nation E.U. free of tariffs and commercial quotas.
The Christmas Eve agreement was covered widely throughout the media spectrum. Some left-rated voices said theNew York Times (News) International Business Times Wall Street Journal (Opinion)
Jun 14 2019
“Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through Hong Kong [last] Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China where they could face politically charged trials.” (AP News)
Despite the odds, both sides are cheering the protestors in their fight against China:
“For any protest anywhere, a million marchers would beThe Flip Side
Oct 07 2020
This article is part of our "Trump vs. Biden" Perspectives Blogs series, in which we'll analyze and explain each candidate's positions on major issues leading up to the 2020 presidential election. This blog will examine each candidate's stances on matters pertaining to o China and the Chinese Communist Party.Biden: Strict Trade, Diplomatic Approach
Despite supportingAllSides Staff
Mar 28 2019
President Trump is getting exactly what he wants on the economy, just as it starts to slow down.
The Federal Reserve has abruptly stopped its march toward higher interest rates, as Mr. Trump demanded. The tax cuts he signed in late 2017 are in full swing. His attempt to rewrite the global rules of trade are underway, and he proclaims himself happy with the array of new tariffs he hasNew York Times (News)
May 04 2020
A Department of Homeland Security report concluded that China hid the extreme nature of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in order to build a domestic medical supply stockpile.
Some reports concentrated on the fact that the report described itself as having been compiled in "moderate confidence." Many right-rated outlets also focused on potential tariffs and other trade measures the U.Raw Story Associated Press National Review (News)