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Politicians paint China as the villain who will 'rip off American jobs and industries' - but Beijing isn't the problem

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It seems everyone in the US agrees that China is conducting trade in a predatory manner that hurts American business and workers.
President Trump has condemned China for taking "our" technology and establishment Democrats are endorsing Trump's trade war with the country.
Politicians' image of China as the manipulative villain resonates with a long history of anti-Chinese racism in the United States.
China is being blamed today for the failure of free-market globalization to achieve inclusive growth.
The problem is not Beijing, but the structure of...
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