While “Trump will cause some disruption in the short term,” the “nationalist upsurge he’s inspired will ultimately serve China’s, not America’s, economic interests,” writes Michael Schuman. “In reality, the China that Trump has been bashing — the one that ‘steals’ jobs with unfair practices and cheap labor — no longer exists,” and Trump’s policies may aid rather than hamper China’s goals of cultivating national champion companies and expanding economic influence in Asia.
Artist Anish Kapoor participates in a Chinese exhibition despite earlier comments indicating a boycott in solidarity with Ai Weiwei’s exclusion
Kapoor had said the censorship of Ai's work by organizers of the Yinchuan Biennale was unacceptable, but his own pieces appeared in the show when it opened on Friday.
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