As China’s threats to Taiwan escalate, the global economy is increasingly at risk of a catastrophic disruption to the supply of microchips — which are responsible for shaping our modern world. In response, the U.S. is racing to up its manufacturing capacity, pouring billions of dollars into the domestic microchip industry.

VICE News’ Isobel Yeung steps into the technological race between the world’s two superpowers to see how semiconductors are changing geopolitics and every part of how we live.

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