Recent publication roundup

Barry_Cape_TownIn this piece on January 30, leading South African academic Jonathan Jansen laments the “destruction” of the University of Cape Town.

On January 11th in Palo Alto Barry discussed Chinese-US relations with Hoover Institute historian Niall Ferguson. See  video.

On January 12th Barry was at the Tesla factory in Fremont, CA. See tweet video.

As Trump comes in and TPP dead, trade is at a crossroads.Read my piece on

Give President Obama credit, he promoted needed reconciliation with Vietnam and Cuba. Read my December 27 column on

Is there a message for South Africa’s ruling party from Donald Trump’s victory in the United States? Read Barry’s November 30th piece from

Click here to read Barry’s recent piece on the Tesla Motor Company that includes a video report from the gigafactory near Reno, Nevada.

Click here to watch Barry’s video on Warren Buffett’s first business, a paper route in Washington, DC. His report on Berkshire’s 2016 annual meeting is accessible via Articles, Americas.

Barry D. Wood is the International Economics Correspondent for RTHK in Hong Kong. Based in Washington, he contributes to USA Today,, and Moneyweb in South Africa.

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