The Chinese side is signaling its position in the trade war with the US through a series of calibrated statements and propaganda pieces. President Trump is on his second day of tweet storms about the relationship. The PRC propaganda has definitely shifted towards a more nationalist tone but it is still relatively restrained and leaving the door open for a resolution.
You said, "This time is different than previous patches of tensions in the US-China relationship since 1979. We are in a New Era."
I hope in a future newsletter you can expound upon these views.