Mar 9, 2021Yuen Yuen Ang
shows how the US can become a more formidable competitor to China, warns against false dichotomies in US-China relations, and proposes a more nuanced approach to measuring corruption.
The idea of America as a cultural wellspring and bastion of freedom was always an artifact of the Cold War. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Americans increasingly have struggled to articulate what they really stand for.
review two recent books examining the country's post-war cultural boom and bust.