Next Stop for the Steve Bannon Insurgency: China

WASHINGTON — Stephen K. Bannon has held court in the Capitol Hill townhouse of Breitbart Media since he packed up his West Wing office last month, meeting with conservative lawmakers, advocating hard-line policies on undocumented immigrants and waging gleeful war on those he considers traitors to the Trump cause. [MARK LANDLER| September 8, 2017 | The New…

Short Sellers Take Fight Against Chinese Companies to the Big Screen

Deep-pocketed U.S. investors trying to expose fraud they allege among companies in mainland China have found a new way to promote their cause: a feature film. [ Steven Russolillo and Vipal Monga| September 10, 2017 | The Wall Street Journal] A documentary called “The China Hustle” premiered Friday at the Toronto International Film Festival. The 84-minute film features prominent…

Workers: Fear Not the Robot Apocalypse

For retailers, the robot apocalypse isn’t a science-fiction movie. As digital giants swallow a growing share of shoppers’ spending, thousands of stores have closed and tens of thousands of workers have lost their jobs. [Greg Ip| September 5, 2017 | The Wall Street Journal] Belinda Duperre, who sold jewelry at Sam’s Club in Fall River,…