A woman holds a Joe Biden mask as people march in celebration in Los Angeles after he was declared the winner of the presidential election, on November 7. Photo: AFP A woman holds a Joe Biden mask as people march in celebration in Los Angeles after he was declared the winner of the presidential election, on November 7. Photo: AFP
A woman holds a Joe Biden mask as people march in celebration in Los Angeles after he was declared the winner of the presidential election, on November 7. Photo: AFP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

Biden leads America back onto a world stage that is no longer the same

  • America is no longer guaranteed the role of lead actor, nor is capitalism the hero and socialism just a bit player after China’s pandemic and economic success
  • Biden will need to show humility, convince others the US model is still attractive and seek cooperation with Beijing

A woman holds a Joe Biden mask as people march in celebration in Los Angeles after he was declared the winner of the presidential election, on November 7. Photo: AFP A woman holds a Joe Biden mask as people march in celebration in Los Angeles after he was declared the winner of the presidential election, on November 7. Photo: AFP
A woman holds a Joe Biden mask as people march in celebration in Los Angeles after he was declared the winner of the presidential election, on November 7. Photo: AFP
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Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley is a veteran journalist specialising in Asian economic and financial affairs. He was formerly Business Editor and International Finance Editor of the Hong Kong-based Far Eastern Economic Review and worked earlier on The Times newspaper in London