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China and the One-Two Punch

Edward Goldberg | Posted 10.26.2015 | World
Edward Goldberg

This is a radically new concept in political culture; power in a country is no longer solely derived from the king, the dictator, the elites, the party or even the direct electoral consent of the governed, but from the economic well being of the governed.

Russia: And the Danger of an Irrelevant Gas Station

Edward Goldberg | Posted 10.20.2015 | World
Edward Goldberg

It is the declining power, Russia, that is both threatened by the global order and threatening to the global order, that has nothing to lose in trying to reshuffle the deck. Russia is the only major economy that, beyond a collapsing energy market, has no skin in the globalized game.

Obama and Xi Take Climate Action to the Next Level

Phil Sharp | Posted 09.25.2015 | Green
Phil Sharp

President Obama and President Xi once again surprised the world with the announcement of major steps to implement their surprise agreement of last fall. Together they are changing the global landscape on climate change.

Two Weeks in Beijing

David Kroodsma | Posted 02.03.2015 | Green
David Kroodsma

Over much of 2014, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through.

Xi Has Had Enough of 'Weird' Architecture -- And So Have I

Jia (Chinese: 嘉; Pinyin: Jiā) | Posted 12.28.2014 | World
Jia (Chinese: 嘉; Pinyin: Jiā)

Most of the Chinese artists who attended his speech on the arts were older than Xi himself. Communication between such figures who use the old Communist Party language, and the most active population--now under 40 and with no firsthand experience of the Cultural Revolution -- is practically impossible.

China On Track To Develop Indian Railways As Xi Heads To South Asia

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2014 | World

By Sanjeev Miglani and Ben Blanchard NEW DELHI/BEIJING, Sept 14 (Reuters) - China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's...

Ne'er the Twain?

Ian Williams | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Ian Williams

Xi Jinping's grand tour, which began in California and a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama on June 7, is a debut rather than a consolidation. It is, perhaps wisely, more economic in its theme, brandishing investments rather than waving big sticks.

Hard Issues On Table For Obama During 'Informal' Meeting

Reuters | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

(Recasts with North Korea, cyber talks) By Matt Spetalnick, Steve Holland and John Ruwitch RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., June 8...

Xi Jinping's Communist Dream For China

China Post | | Posted 07.14.2013 | World

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) -- The title of a book by the late American sinologist Benjamin I. Schwartz, "In Search of Wealth and Power," rather accur...

The Living Dead Tour With Zeds Dead and AraabMuzik Rocks Royal Oak

Kelly Frazier | Posted 05.05.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

2012-03-05-pullquote.jpgBanging on the drum machine pads, AraabMuzik put the crowd into a frenzy.