Date: 08-07-12 16:49
The following is an August 6, 2012 article titled "Documentary claims U.S. suffering ‘Death by China’" found at the sfgate.com web site, home of the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper:
The Opinion Shop
breaking thoughts from the members of the San Francisco Chronicle Editorial Board
By: Lois Kazakoff
Jobs, jobs, jobs. That’s the cry of millions of Americans who have seen advances in technology and a shifting global economy make U.S. jobs disappear over the past decade. Add to that a destructive trade relationship with China, says author and UC Irvine economics professor Peter Navarro. Navarro has written and directed a documentary, “Death by China,” narrated by Martin Sheen, that opens next week in Los Angeles, and will make its way through the election battleground states this fall.
The film calls for a revamped agreement for “balanced trade” to change a relationship that is converting America into, as cast member Lynn MacDonald puts it, “a subsidiary of China.”
Navarro suggests all Americans have a role in changing this relationship, not just politicians and diplomats. American consumers aren’t making the connection between buying cheap, illegally subsidized Chinese products and the loss of American jobs — and they need to. The film, Navarro says, is about consequences and taking action.
A fundamentally good trade relationship gone awry? A problem created and then ignored by Congress? Scapegoating by Americans unwilling to make the changes and sacrifice to restore our country to its perch as the unquestioned leader of the global economy? Illegal and unethical behavior by a nation that had agreed to play by the rules when it was granted entry to the World Trade Organization in 2001? Is the United States suffering a slow “Death by China”?
What do you think?
The article may be found at the following link:
More like propaganda piece to me. ;-0
Nazi propagandist Goebbels would be proud. ;-0
All the usual suspects...or...turds (to borrow a term from Paul Yih ;-) ) are featured, Morici, Harry Wu, Rohrabacher, Gordo Chang, Martin Sheen, etc.
Be sure to click on the video of the propagandist film's trailer!!!! It's a hoot!!!! ;-)
It's also available at Youtube:
Martin Sheen?!?!?! ;-0
He was the only member of his acting family that I still kind of admired. ;-0
Certainly not Charlie. ;-0
I guess I'll have to go for Emilio Estevez then. ;-0