The Ripon Forum

Volume 56, No. 1

February 2022

In this edition

By on February 23, 2022
In this edition

Latest Ripon Forum Examines Beijing’s Competitive Strategy & Battle Plan, and the Implications for U.S. Policymakers & Business Leaders in the Years Ahead

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Taming Inflation: What Policymakers Can – and Should – Do

By on February 23, 2022
Taming Inflation: What Policymakers Can – and Should – Do

by DOUGLAS HOLTZ-EAKIN

Inflation is the top economic issue this year but is largely attributable to Washington’s policy errors in the past year.

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Ocean Shipping Carriers: It’s Time to Realign the Interests of Shippers and Ocean Carriers

By on February 23, 2022
Ocean Shipping Carriers: It’s Time to Realign the Interests of Shippers and Ocean Carriers

by DUSTY JOHNSON

Supply chain delays and port backlogs impact all of us. It does not matter whether you’re a business owner, consumer, or agriculture producer – we’ve all felt the strain.

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Affordable Housing—Wisconsin’s Secret to the Labor Shortage

By on February 23, 2022
Affordable Housing—Wisconsin’s Secret to the Labor Shortage

by JIM STEINEKE

We are pursuing an agenda that encourages the construction, restoration, and renovation of affordable housing units for job seekers and their families.

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“ENTERPRISE CHINA”

By on February 23, 2022
“ENTERPRISE CHINA”

by J. STEWART BLACK & ALLEN J. MORRISON

The size, scale, and level of coordination between Chinese companies and the Chinese State is not only unprecedented, but is something business leaders and policymakers can no longer ignore.

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Speaking with One Voice on China

By on February 23, 2022
Speaking with One Voice on China

by DARIN LAHOOD & RICK LARSEN

We must approach U.S. policy towards China in a bipartisan way, remaining focused on the country’s manipulation of global free markets, threats against its neighbors, and ongoing human rights abuses.

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America Cannot Turn a Blind Eye to the Plight of the Uyghurs

By on February 23, 2022
America Cannot Turn a Blind Eye to the Plight of the Uyghurs

by YOUNG KIM

We must wake up and realize that the Chinese Communist Party has fully committed to leveraging oppression, torture, and genocide to further its geopolitical ambitions and economic prospects

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How the U.S. Can Deter Chinese Aggression into the Next Decade

By on February 23, 2022
How the U.S. Can Deter Chinese Aggression into the Next Decade

by BARRY PAVEL & CHRISTIAN TROTTI

There is an ongoing revolution in military affairs, and if China is the first to redefine the way that great powers fight and deter wars, there could be perilous geopolitical implications.

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Preventing the Next Ukraine

By on February 23, 2022
Preventing the Next Ukraine

by MICHAEL A. HUNZEKER

The unfolding crisis in Ukraine should serve as a wake-up call that we are running out of time to deter aggression against an even more vulnerable partner: Taiwan.

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China’s Looming Challenges

By on February 23, 2022
China’s Looming Challenges

by CARL MINZNER

From hosting the Olympics to containing the pandemic, it might seem that China is on top of the world. But beneath the surface, the country faces serious problems.

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