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The US Should Pursue Cooperation with China: Jeff Sachs
Tue August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
New Date – Rescheduled due to Prof. Sachs’ overseas speaking commitments
“Cooperation is not cowardice, as American conservatives repeatedly claim,” wrote Jeff Sachs in a February 2021 article. “Both the US and China have much to gain from it: peace, expanded markets, accelerated technological progress, the avoidance of a new arms race, progress against COVID-19, a robust global jobs recovery, and a shared effort against climate change.”
In other recent articles, Sachs argued that the Xinjiang genocide allegations are unjustified and that the recent US/China agreement to cooperate on climate change is an important and welcome development.
Jeffrey Sachs is University Professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University. He is one of the world’s leading experts on sustainable development, economic development, and the fight against poverty. He chairs The Lancet’s COVID-19 commission
His most recent books are A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism (2018) and Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable (2017).