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Relax, losing access to China won’t make us the ‘poor white trash of Asia’

September 15, 2020 - 12:13 -- Admin

The self-explanatory title of my latest piece in The Conversation. I look back at the last time this scare was run in the 1980s. An interesting sidelight is that the term did not, it seems, originate with Lee Kuan Yew as is commonly claimed.