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You owe it to yourself to read this interesting essay the intersection of Chinese philosophy and contemporary Chinese air pollution. Just a quick excerpt: According to professor Liu, the Chinese word for pollution, 污染 [wu ran], has a very specific meaning. The first character of the word, 污 (wu), consists of 氵, the three dots […]

Chinese Energy

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On May 7, 2016

Interesting developments in Chinese clean energy, which is of course of vital importance for the future of the planet, not to mention the health of the Chinese people. China’s order to suspend coal-

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New Adventures in Capital Mobility

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On February 21, 2016
Chinese capitalists are getting inventive in getting their money out of China. But China’s experience has often proved that money will find a way to flow where it wants. In a post published on Sunday on Seattle-headquartered law firm Harris & Moure’s China Law Blog, Mr. Harris detailed his conversation with an adviser to a […]

Tianjin, Texas

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On September 1, 2015

Above: The 2013 West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion There’s been a lot of media discussion over the past week about Chinese workplace safety conditions because of the Tianjin explosion that k

Imperialist Food Coverage

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On December 26, 2014
I know The Economist has its roots in the British imperialist world. And I also know that the Chinese eat enough pork to play a not small role in global environmental degradation. However, an article on how Chinese pork consumption “is a danger to the world” that does not mention how European and European settler […]

Chinese Chicken

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On November 7, 2014
I know my trust in the quality of the chicken I eat (not that I eat very much) is really reinforced by the United States now accepting Chinese imports of cooked chicken products that come from chickens grown in “approved nations.” If there’s one thing, we can count on, it’s the safety and sanitation of […]
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