Some problems don't have solutions. Rather they are just difficulties that must be managed as best they can be. The West's economic relationship to China is one of those difficulties. To the extent that the behavior of the NBA and other businesses are acting pathetically - and to be sure, as noted above, courageous and principled they are not - the stage was set by choice. It would have been nice if someone had thought about the consequences of engaging Western businesses with China before they began to encourage it. However, such forethought is exceedingly rare.
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