Monthly Archives: September 2015

Shifting Signals in the “Two” Chinas

On July 11, 2015 several foreign tourists connected to a South African humanitarian aid organization were arrested in Ordos, Inner Mongolia on suspicion of criminal wrongdoing.  Local authorities claimed the group, which included visitors from Great Britain, South Africa and … Continue reading

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What the Eurozone crisis can tell us about Sino-American relations

G20 economists and other observers have described the ongoing Eurozone crisis as a drag on global, and particularly American, growth (Guerrieri, 2012). It seems to some that leaders of European Monetary Union countries are unable to move beyond monetary union … Continue reading

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Keeping our Hands on the Plow: A Personal Reflection on Organizing and Empowering Mountain Youth

 Even a victorious strike will have its bitter side; even dazzling right choices will be followed by murky dilemmas with no clear solutions. The coal industry in particular and the American economy in general will still be in deep trouble. … Continue reading

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Good Government, Community and Policing: Police Brutality and Civic Peace

Public trust in American political institutions is vital to the country’s civic health.  Today, however, the citizenry’s confidence in our governments at all levels seems to be weakening and very public incidents of  police brutality are one important factor eroding … Continue reading

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