French economist Thomas Piketty. Photo: Edward Wong

Trump’s China-bashing more class war than trade war: Thomas Piketty

  • French economist and darling of the left says US president is using external threats to gain support of the poor and distract from his ‘pro-rich’ policies
Topic |   US-China trade war

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French economist Thomas Piketty. Photo: Edward Wong
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.