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February 6, 2013
Hong Kong

The Spring Continues

It’s amazing to how the Arab Spring uprisings throughout North Africa and the Middle East are continuing to have repercussions throughout the world. The role of technology, of course, cannot be underplayed in these events – social media has been a valuable conduit and meeting place to spread this contagious notion […]
October 30, 2012
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People Power in Modern China

China’s rapid ascent in the last decade as a new global economic superpower has taken many forms, and the once-despotic nature of the ruling class is now careful to tread lightly for fear of Prague spring-style rebellions erupting. This vast nation is a fascinating social and economic cauldron facing a […]
September 24, 2012

Workers’ Rights Still Big News

China and India continue to command the attention of the international media, as the world watches these two emerging superpowers grow, develop and contend with increasing notions of democratization in all of its manifestations. India’s latest concern is whether or not to allow international companies to operate on native soil, […]
May 14, 2012
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Good News: We’re All Connected!

An interesting article recently appeared on the BBC website, detailing a new study that links linguistics and culture with areas rich in biodiversity. In the past, the study of languages and biology were two distinctly separate camps without any evidence to support the claim that ecosystems are tied to human […]