April 3, 2020

NEW GOLDEN RULE – HE WHO HAS THE ANTIBIOTICS MAKES THE RULES: Jan Jekielek interviews  Rosemary Gibson, author of “China Rx: Exposing the Risks of America’s Dependence on China for Medicine” in The Epoch Times’ “American Thought Leaders” interview series. Here’s a sample from an important and much-needed interview:

“We’re so dependent that we can’t even make antibiotics anymore in the United States. That began in the early 2000s, when the United States opened up free trade with China. And the last penicillin plant shut down. The last vitamin C plant shut down.

“And that happened because China undercut other companies on price and kept prices low for a long time. These are illegal trade practices. And that’s how we lost our penicillin capability and the production of generic antibiotics. We’ve got to think about ways that we can bring our manufacturing back home. Not all of it, but some of it, to assure our national health security.”

The promise of globalism was that mutual interdependence would prevent concentrations of power that produce political and economic abuses. Gibson makes clear that China didn’t get the message and neither did American political leaders in either major party.

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