China, the U.S. & the New Cold War Part 2

The May 19th show continues the discussion on the cold war. China is one of the oldest cultures in the world with a rich history. The ancient Middle Kingdom is today’s People’s Republic of China. For several centuries prior to the creation of the PRC, China endured invasions, occupations, civil wars and famine. Today it is an economic powerhouse. Its influence is expanding across the globe. However, relations between Washington and Beijing have become increasingly confrontational.

Vijay Prashad is a historian, journalist and educator. He was a professor of international studies at Trinity College in Connecticut for many years and will be your speaker.

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