The Mosuo people of southwest China do not marry and fathers do not live with, or support, children. Do the Mosuo anticipate a global future where no one marries?
When China's Communist Party announced it will loosen its one child policy to help its economy continue to grow, I thought it was a wise move. But not for the economy. Or for growth.
Now that the Syrian war has arrived to Lebanon through the suicide bombing that took place in front of the Iranian embassy this week, the country has ...
Angora fabrics are being made for the luxury tastes of American consumers and the profits of American retailers. That doesn't just put the moral responsibility back on us -- it also puts us in a position to demand change.
How Tornadoes ARE Influenced By Climate Change Tornadoes ARE influenced by climate change, despite a recent, misinformed New York Times Op-ed. Grante...
So Obama, beset by other problems, is heading out to the Asia-Pacific again on a big trip in April. National Security Advisor Susan Rice, not nearly as identified with the Asia-Pacific Pivot as predecessor Tom Donilon, made the announcement in a speech Wednesday at Georgetown University reaffirming the country's commitment to the Pivot.
Aside from Netanyahu's lack of credibility on any Iran deal, or the dubious value of scuttling an agreement that promises to verifiably prevent any nuclear weapons, no amount of lobbying by Israel will significantly alter the outlines of the accord.
Chinese models have never been more in demand. So no surprise that on November 27, the world focus on the next 'top model' gains a lot more octane -- when it moves to China. Here, one of the country's richest cities, Shenzhen, will host the 'World Final Elite Model Look'.
The most important changes associated with this Third Plenum can only be understood when placed in longer-term contexts; they can't necessarily be assessed before stock markets open in the morning.
Why are Americans reticent about exercising American power? Because the powers that be have crushed their unions, emptied their retirement accounts, foreclosed on their homes, and sent young American men and women to fight wars overseas that drag on forever.
I was talking to somebody today about the Jimmy Kimmel incident. My friend had not heard about it. That's part of the problem. It isn't often that ge...
Online news organization ProPublica on Friday launched a special feature documenting censorship on social media in China.
Having international students on American campuses and American students on campuses overseas ensures stronger people-to-people connections, a critical element in sustaining important bilateral relationships. In other words, having students studying around the world, and then returning home to graduate and get jobs, benefits us all.
China has been noticeably muted in its response to the Philippines' plight even as it has positioned itself as the leading power in the Asia-Pacific region.
JPMorgan Chase stands accused of essentially funneling funds to Wen Jiabao's only daughter to win business in China, bringing a federal probe. Yet the takeaway here merely reinforces a truth that has long been evident to those paying attention to the pungent interplay of money and power in China: Despite the prattling of global business leaders that their presence in China is a wholesome boon to justice and right, they have frequently enriched themselves by engaging in the very dirty doings they claim to disdain.
The opening night of Paris Photo was in part about apologizing to children for what we adults have done and are doing to them. Yet the very fact that these stories are being told at a distance, the distance created by the camera itself, both heightened the lack of emotional resonance and intensified emotions and regrets.