America has a recycling problem — and China is making it worse

For the last 25 years, the U.S. has exported about one-third of its recycling, the majority of it going to China. Yet most Americans recycle without realizing the complex process behind the waste management system. This year, new regulations from the Chinese government are limiting how much recycling the U.S. can send them. That’s creating…

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Apple’s China Ties Make It Vulnerable If Trade Fight Gets Worse

The phrase on the back of iPhones—“Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China”—highlights a key reason for the company’s remarkable success but also shows how exposed it is to the escalating U.S.-China trade fight. By assembling its phones in China, Apple Inc. tapped into China’s vast workforce and formidable manufacturing capabilities. But it also…

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Politicized Trolling Is Worse Than Fake News

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This Year’s Selloff in Chinese Markets Isn’t Like 2015. It Looks Worse.

SHANGHAI—This year’s selloff in China’s stocks and currency is reviving painful memories of the country’s last market rout, in the summer of 2015. If anything, things look more worrying this time around. Shares in Shanghai are the world’s worst performing among major markets this year, tumbling 17%. The yuan has slumped 3.6% against the…

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