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Ahead of high-level US-China trade talks on Thursday, Washington added China's top artificial intelligence startups to its blacklist, citing Beijing's alleged mistreatment of Muslim minorities. It's a "crazy thing to do" while going into negotiations, says Professor Richard Wolff. He tells RT's Boom Bust that it "basically destroys the whole chance of working something out," adding that "the Chinese have never bent to this." Wolff continues: "So why do it? The answer is: it's about domestic American politics."