At a party on Martha’s Vineyard, a woman said if Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz were in front of her, she would stab him through the heart. The Marxist philosophy of the radical left that pits opposing groups against each other is spreading. Dershowitz is being shunned by the left, led by Professor Nicholas Negroponte who has told his students not to engage with people with whom they disagree.
China: Commerce official Gao Feng said that US measures are essentially attacking global supply and value chains and that China will not bow down to threats and blackmail. US Customs and Border Protection officials are due to collect 25% duties on a range of products including motor vehicles, computer disk drives, parts of pumps, valves and printers and many other industrial components.