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Clearing Up Some Misconceptions About Xi Jinping's "China Dream"

Ryan Mitchell | Posted 08.20.2015 | World
Ryan Mitchell

In short, the idea of a "China Dream" was old, celebrated, and packed with meaning well before the English language even existed. It should probably not be considered as a mere calque, or word-for-word translation on loan from a country founded millennia after its first usage

China's Sudden Currency Depreciation: High Anxiety and Lost Face

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

I'm no currency expert. But coming on the heels of a ham-handed intervention in the stock market, the abruptness of the depreciation seems to be an obvious short-term move to increase export competitiveness. More worryingly, it is also a tacit admission that China's leaders are very nervous.

The Chinese Dream: A New Interpretation

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 02.07.2015 | Politics
Mahlon Meyer

Like most Chinese fathers, Y.P. Chan thought he had his children's education all figured out. After all, Chan was educated not only in traditional Chinese philosophy but had also excelled in the worlds of engineering, business and high-stakes finance.

China Dream Over the Taiwan Strait

David Gosset | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics
David Gosset

It was the first time since the creation of the People's Republic of China in 1949 that the two sides held such high-level official dialogue, and they agreed to establish a permanent communication channel.

Xi Jinping - Person of the Year 2013

David Gosset | Posted 02.03.2014 | World
David Gosset

It is indeed Xi Jinping who most influenced the year 2013. The constant movement in China contrasted with the lack of leadership in the European Union and the American political paralysis, on the global chessboard, the West lost the advantage of the initiative, it simply reacted to China's new moves and rapid actions.

What's Xi's Textbook for Upcoming Reforms?

Julian Baird Gewirtz | Posted 09.02.2013 | World
Julian Baird Gewirtz

Observers inside and outside China are trying to figure out what Xi's reform agenda will be -- and, in recent weeks, Chinese leaders have given a new cluster of clues.

The US and China in the 21st Century: The World Dream of Sunnylands

David Gosset | Posted 07.30.2013 | World
David Gosset

At the Sunnylands retreat, the China Dream and the American Dream can cross-fertilize, far from being exclusive they can be the catalysts of a World Dream, an inspirational vision of equilibrium between East and West, unity and diversity, progress and sustainability.

Sustainability Needs to Move From Gloom to Hope

Peggy Liu | Posted 05.19.2013 | Impact
Peggy Liu

Language matters. So why is the sustainability community still stuck on the images of reduction such as "zero," "low carbon," "energy efficiency" or "350"? Isn't it time we started using more emotional vernacular like "sexy," "unique" and "comfy"?