Matt Schiavenza

The Atlantic

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Contributing writer to The Atlantic, where he formerly oversaw the China Channel blog; former international affairs correspondent with the International Business Times in New York City

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Tomorrow’s opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange will be rung by Chinese multi-billionaire Jack Ma, the owner of Alibaba.

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During Vice President Joe Biden's recent visit to China, he complained to the highest officials about the treatment of western reporters.

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During Vice President Joe Biden's recent visit to China, he complained to the highest officials about the treatment of western reporters.

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