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“In Washington state, processors can just specialize in what they’re good at,” says Shortt, who is prone to rhapsodizing about the quality of his home state’s cannabis-infused candies. “Starbucks has gotten so massive because it went out and bought the whole line of production, the cups, the coffee, everything. But, is Starbucks a good thing?”Read
Grace Yang, an attorney specializing in international business and China law at the Seattle-based law firm Harris Bricken, told VOA that it’s risky for foreigners to teach in China.
“They don’t have a lot of income. If they got involved in labor contract disputes, they often cannot afford to hire lawyers to represent their interests,” Yang said.Read
Dan Harris, a leading authority on Chinese law and an attorney at the same law firm, wrote an op-ed in 2019 urging Americans not to teach English in China. He said that since 2018, there has been a huge increase in emails from foreign teachers in China seeking legal help with visa, employment contract, medical and landlord issues.Read
By this reckoning, TikTok, or for that matter any Chinese company, can’t be trusted, because China can’t be trusted. “There are probably many people at TikTok who just want to run a profitable company. But they can’t,” said Dan Harris, a founder of the law firm Harris Bricken, which specializes in business in China. “If you know how China works, you cannot claim that TikTok is secure.”Read