Robert Delaney
Robert Delaney
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

On Balance by Robert Delaney

US criticism of China rings hollow when America itself has betrayed its own ideals

  • The Chinese state may have turned its back on political liberalisation, but the US, too, has subverted its own proud traditions. The debate on whose culture is superior is one Trump’s America can’t win

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Robert Delaney
Robert Delaney
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

On Balance by Robert Delaney

The grave threat to US civilisation is not China, but climate change

  • For its own profit, the Trump administration wants to downplay the challenge of global warming, and flooding the media with dire warnings about China is one way to distract voters

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