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What I Learned About China and the Environment from Cathay Pacific

Jack Davis | Posted 12.14.2011 | Home
Jack Davis

Traveling to China taught me that though poverty and lack of modernization is everywhere, the people affected most by it are often the ones dedicated most to reversing it.

"Go Russia:" Progress, One Year Later

Arkady Dvorkovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arkady Dvorkovich

As we all know, constructive changes take time, persistence, and commitment. They require new ways of thinking. They do not happen overnight, but their lasting effect can be dramatic nonetheless.

The Kremlin Continues Shaping a Group-Think Generation

Simon Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Simon Shuster

Even the cynics might have felt a sputter of optimism when the Kremlin youth group Nashi, Vladimir Putin's militant pep squad, announced its plans for this year's doctrinal summer camp at lake Seliger.

The Sacred Space Of The Shared Heart

William Horden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
William Horden

This isn't about what we should eat. That's a matter of personal conscience. What it's about is this: Honoring. Honoring the lives of the animals and plants that die so that we can live.

Remarks From The Economist's Russia Business Roundtable in Moscow

Arkady Dvorkovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arkady Dvorkovich

The Russian government stands ready to help businesses by fostering a climate that combats corruption and offers political and economic stability.

The Best Books of the Decade

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence will be interpreted by clueless reviewers as one about "obsession," just as they might view Nabokov's Lolita to be about "pedophilia."

Obama in Asia: West Looks East After "The End of History"

Kishore Mahbubani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kishore Mahbubani

The loss of the West's moral authority is the exact opposite outcome that Western minds expected when they celebrated the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.

Post Turkey: Obama's Challenges and Opportunities in the Muslim World

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John L. Esposito

Obama's performance in Turkey was flawless; he met the expectations of his admirers and won approval from many skeptics.