Whatever their electoral implications, recent US legislative achievements – from the CHIPS and Science Act to the Inflation Reduction Act – portend a massive increase in long-term investment in America’s growth potential, and in balancing out the various dimensions of its growth pattern. It's a change that couldn't come too soon.
hopes that legislation like the CHIPS and Science Act signals a much-needed shift in US policymaking.
A toxic mix of mutual distrust and rising nationalism – with Taiwan the immediate flash point – has brought Sino-American relations to their lowest point in decades. While neither China nor the United States appears to want a military conflict, we asked PS commentators whether the two powers might nonetheless stumble into one.