Japan Seeks To Join TPP

By Michelle Tan, BASC Research Assistant On Feburary 26, 2011, the Japanese government started a series of forums nationwide to gain widespread support for possible Japanese participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). The TPP is a multilateral free trade agreement that aims to integrate the economies of the Asia-Pacific more »

China: The Root of all Evil?

By Cindy Li, BASC Research Assistant With nearly one out of every ten Americans jobless, election campaigns have been buzzing with mentions of record-high unemployment and the “failed” stimulus plan. But of course, merely quoting the unemployment rate is no longer enough to incite anger and frustration from voters. The more »