US: Dog Tags for Chinese Immigrants

Seizing on anti-immigrant sentiment before an election is not a new phenomenon in the U.S. It goes back to the 19th century.

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US: China’s Example for Today’s Latinos

Long before Latinos became the target of anti-immigration sentiments, Chinese laborers were in the crosshairs of nativist Americans.

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1984 Revisited: The Rise of the Neo-Authoritarians

The graphic warnings in George Orwell’s prophetic novel 1984 are as relevant today as they were when it was first published 70 years ago.

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Trump: A Racist President

Donald Trump’s embrace of white supremacy is poisoning America’s soul.

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China: The Year of the Pig (Flu)

Pigs’ centrality to life in China is reflected in the Mandarin character for home which depicts a pig under a roof.

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Why the US Owes Central America

Today’s refugee wave is a direct consequence of past US interference in Latin America’s political and economic development.

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Boris Johnson: Africa and the Commonwealth Beware

Johnson thinks Africa can benefit from adopting more British values. He wants it to be a carbon copy of its former colonial masters.

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Two Chinas: Hong Kong and Shanghai

The people of Hong Kong are fighting a very courageous battle against very long odds. Meanwhile, people in Shanghai live well under a Faustian bargain with the CCP.

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EU: Brussels Needs Real Energy Pro

The CEE countries were left out of all top jobs in Brussels. As compensation, the top EU energy job should be filled by them.

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An Anti-Corruption Legend Has Died

The remarkable life of Robert Morgenthau – legendary anti-corruption enforcer.

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