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TikTok Bill

TikTok Bill

George Merkt, Contributor March 29, 2023

The United States government has been at the forefront of the global debate on the regulation of social media applications, particularly TikTok, owned by the Chinese company ByteDance. On Tuesday, a bipartisan...

A History of the Relationship Between the U.S. and China

A History of the Relationship Between the U.S. and China

Will Sherry, Contributor February 8, 2023

The relationship between the United States and China has been marked by periods of cooperation, competition, and tension, dating back to the 19th century. In the early 19th century, American merchants...

Tension Tightening in Taiwan

Tension Tightening in Taiwan

Charlie Eggers, Contributor December 30, 2021

During the communist revolution in China (1927-1949), the Nationalist party of China also known as the Kuomintang (KMT) was overthrown by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) led by Mao Zedong. The KMT and...

China’s $100 billion dollar dystopian industry

China’s $100 billion dollar dystopian industry

Addison Scufsa, Business Manager October 14, 2021

One of the fastest growing industries in China may also be one of the most Orwellian, the surveillance start ups. Controlling a population of 1.4 billion people may seem unfeasible, but a select group...

Minnesotas Hmong and Somali Communities Explained

Minnesota’s Hmong and Somali Communities Explained

Jaden Welborn, Author January 27, 2021

When we think of diverse areas, we likely think of places like LA or New York City,3 which are up to 15 times more populated than Minneapolis: my home city. Minneapolis generally flies below that radar...

Coronavirus and the stock market

Coronavirus and the stock market

Johnny Bailey, Contributor March 8, 2020

  When the coronavirus first made noise across the globe in Wuhan, China, the United States experienced very little economic impact. While factories and businesses began to close across China,...

Chinese Muslim internment camps

Trey Burmeister, Contributor December 12, 2019

China has been a frequent topic in American news outlets recently, primarily due to the current trade war with President Trump. Recently though, another topic has found its way into the mainstream...

Genetic engineeering concept with 3d rendering dna helix and a part of dna

Chinese germ-line editing gives HIV-resistance

Danny Panken, Contributor October 10, 2019

Overnight, the cost for gene editing was slashed by 99%, and the time it takes to conduct such gene editing experiments has dropped on the scale of years to weeks. Due to this severe cut in cost and...

Trump vs. China proves patience is a virtue

Max Fagan, Contributor September 12, 2019

With a U.S. goods trade deficit from China of nearly $420 billion in 2018, one of President Trump's primary campaign goals is to help eliminate some of the ridiculously large deficits we are forced...

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