Biden and China, Writing and problem-solving

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President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media
President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 29, 2021. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo

A political scientist and expert on China walks us through how the Biden administration may and may not change politics towards China from the previous administration. Then an author and speechwriter who’s lived through many challenges talks about how writing about problems, among other strategies, can help others with their own struggles.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Mary Gallagher Guest
  • Arnie Witkin Guest

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