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Beijing Issues Red Alert For Choking Smog.. AGAIN

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.18.2015 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) -- China warned residents across a large part of its north on Friday to prepare for a wave of choking smog arriving over the weekend...

Hazardous Smog Hits Another Chinese City

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.15.2015 | World

SHANGHAI, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Smog in Chinese metropolis Shanghai hit its highest level since January on Tuesday, prompting schools to ban outdoor acti...

Has Beijing's "Red Alert" Air Made Its Way to Paris--and COP21?

Daniel K. Gardner | Posted 12.10.2015 | World
Daniel K. Gardner

Coal-fired factories are closed, schools have been urged to shutter their doors, outdoor construction sites have ceased operation, and the city's six ...

China's Economy in Transformation: A Momentum for Change

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 12.10.2015 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

It seems that there is a need to reconsider the economic path China has taken so far, a need for change. Acknowledgment, of course, is a first step. The government, companies and all seem to have become aware that the situation escalated.

A Tale of Two Pictures: Before and After an Iron Dome Alert

Rabbi Hayim Herring, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2014 | World
Rabbi Hayim Herring, Ph.D.

Words just don't cut it when describing what it's like to be caught outdoors when an incoming missile alert siren sounds.

America's Decline in the Chinese Century -- Red Alert Book Review

James Grundvig | Posted 04.15.2012 | Books
James Grundvig

Although they start on different tracks in their books, they arrive at the same stark truth: If the U.S. does nothing to combat its inertia it will lose the century. Then the U.S. will join other lost empires, from Egypt and Rome in the ancient world, to Spain and England, as historical footnotes.

Outing Campus Censors in U.S. News & World Report

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

In this age of campus obsession with sensitivity above all else, some may think that criticizing a university professor could rightfully land a student in hot water. But colleges and universities must not insulate themselves from serious controversy.

Are Indian Books Romanticizing Maoist Rebels?

The Washington Post | Shilpa Jamkhandikar and Rina Chandran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

They have been called India's biggest enemy, but Maoist rebels are also the unlikely subjects of a recent rash of movies and books that some say are r...

RED ALERT: Big Oil Money vs. You

Rep. Chris Van Hollen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Larry Kissell is real grassroots success story, which is why he needs your urgent help. Robin Hayes just reached deeper into Big Oil's pocket to try and hold off Larry's surging momentum.