Though the United States spends more on the military than any other nation on Earth, and indeed almost as much as the rest of the world combined, there is a new emerging superpower. China’s armed forces are getting beefed up at a rapid pace, and some are wondering if this will bring it into conflict with the United States in the near future. The question raised is how is a nation whose workers earn a mere $4 per hour becoming a rival to the strongest military in human history?
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Nearly everything in a tech store has a label “Made in China” on it. In fact, it is almost difficult to find something that isn’t made in China. Not only has this flood of goods from China put our companies out of business, but they are hurting, even killing people. Counterfeit high end bikes, wheels, and helmets from China are putting people’s life in grave danger.
The U.S. is so concerned with first world food problems and forgetting about the toxic third world food imports. We have so many regulations in place for meats, poultry, fruits and vegetables yet when food comes in from Vietnam or from Indonesia, it seems as if those regulations don’t matter. The FDA is so underfunded that they only have enough resources to inspect 1 to 2 percent of imported seafood!
The country of China has found a loophole is the World Trade Organization (WTO) laws and has once again found a way to one-up America. The communist country has created a law that allows them to ban any foreign imports and pushing out U.S. technology companies from China. This is just more evidence that the WTO is completely flawed and our relationship with China needs to reevaluated.
In a study carried out by Pew Charitable Trusts, it was discovered that, in 2012, China became the world leader in clean energy investment. The United States saw a decline in clean energy investments and technologies that same year. But think about it, how is China not going to grow and advance when all of our dollars are leaving our banks and going to China due to the massive trade deficit?