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HIMES: A Better Way to Think about China

“The trick for Congress is to moderate its pugnacity with an appreciation for how critically intertwined we are with China, particularly economically. This fact is what makes Cold War analogies so foolish. The Soviet Union was never meaningfully integrated into the world’s economy. In contrast, last year the US and China set a new record for trade, totaling $690 billion. If that trade were eliminated, the shock to our economies in terms of unemployment and inflation would exceed that of the Covid era. Our allies are even more enmeshed. Germany, so critical to economic stability in Europe and the campaign to support Ukraine, is China’s largest trading partner.” – Jim Himes Continue Reading →

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GHS China Club Members Reflect on Fundraiser for Wuhan As Greenwich Braces for COVID-19

Not long ago, members of the China Club at Greenwich High School held a successful fundraiser to buy face masks for people in Wuhan, China where there was a shortage. Today they are learning remotely as Greenwich Schools are closed to slow the spread of COVID-19. Continue Reading →

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Tesei and Aiello: Initiatives Are Under Way to Address Economic Development

“Economic growth in our Town also is critical to keeping Greenwich strong. To that end, we have more initiatives underway than ever before – all designed to sustain and grow our Town’s economy.” – First Selectman Peter Tesei and Chair of the First Selectman’s Economic Advisory Committee Jim Aiello Continue Reading →

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