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The Atlantic Daily: When China Strikes Back

1, 2, 3, 4, he declared a trade war. Plus: Huawei’s new Europe-inspired corporate campus, and a food revolution has transformed our eating habits—just not for the better.
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China raised tariffs on a slew of American goods after Trump had previously done the same on Chinese exports, and stocks suffered their biggest one-day loss since early January. The trade war isn’t new, and it’s unclear what exactly the U.S. president can accomplish through these tariff hikes: Even if the president shakes loose a few concessions from China, Annie Lowrey argued last year, “he won’t have managed to change the Chinese

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