N.C. & China

Tens of thousands of textile and manufacturing jobs have left North Carolina in the last ten years, many going to China. Why? And what does a stronger Chinese economy mean for North Carolina? Host David Crabtree speaks with: Peter Coclanis, chair of the history department and associate provost for international affairs at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill; Xinshu Zhao, professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC Chapel Hill; Leon Turner, executive director of the Granville Economic Development Commission; and Robin Visser, professor of Asian Studies, UNC Chapel Hill. Listener-Call in. (59:00)

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