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Back to School, On to Unemployment? Addressing the Global Unemployment Crisis Facing Youth

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2015 | 3:38 PM

This post was co-authored by Devang Vussonji.

It's dark outside when Martin Kiptoo Kiyeng opens his eyes. He gazes at the concrete ceiling of the room he shares with his cousin's brother in Rongai, Nairobi. He sighs. It's 5 am on a Wednesday in September, his 700th day of unemployment...

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Islamic Revival in China: CCP Tolerance or Strategy?

(7) Comments | Posted September 4, 2012 | 10:20 AM

Five years ago, when I considered the issue of Islamic practice in China, three things immediately came to mind: Xinjiang, restriction, and incompatibility with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). However, after a year of field research in southwest China's Yunnan Province, this picture has diversified in my mind. Yes, issues...

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The Luck in Longevity

(1) Comments | Posted July 17, 2012 | 11:28 AM

In 2005, Doctors Bradley Willcox, Craig Willcox and Makoto Suzuki's book The Okinawa Diet was published and rose to become a New York Times best-seller. Modeled after the lifestyles of Okinawans, the world's longest-living people, these doctors presented a formula for weight loss and longevity that focused on...

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