Navarro's moment; PRC financial markets unsettled; Kim-Xi sweet talk; Constructing a healthy and vibrant new media content ecology
It is a swampy Wednesday here in DC. I am off to Boston this morning for the funeral of my beloved Aunt Betsy tomorrow so there will not be a newsletter Thursday. Apologies, I will make it up to you.
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The Essential Eight
1. Navarro's moment
The release of the paper comes a day after President Donald Trump touched off a new phase of market turmoil by threatening expanded tariffs on Chinese imports. The policy and the document meant to justify it reflect the mounting influence of its chief author, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, who has been shaping and encouraging Mr…