The American Sun

Submitted by Semmelweis

The dysfunctional twenty year relationship between the U.S. and China has been thrown into the spotlight by the Coronacrisis, and it’s unclear at this point whether the relationship will be salvageable at all, or if it will descend into outright conflict. The apparent cooperation and friendliness between the two has always been a ruse, which benefitted elements of China on the one side and mega corporations on the other. Now that the entire global economy has been crashed by the virus, many people are looking for someone to blame, and the most obvious “someone” is China.

I have always been uncomfortable with this habit of speaking of countries as if they were a single person, with a singular will. Thus, people say “China lied,” as if the entire nation of over a billion people got together on it, much the same way others say “Germany killed Jews”…

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