Author: Ian Sherr

After spending a little over two years working in both the halls of Congress, and a small defense contractor in Washington DC, Ian is now attending the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

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China ‘Exploiting’ Olympic Workers

In the midst of the human rights saga, the UK Press Association has an article detailing a report from Human Rights Watch focusing on how Olympic workers are being exploited by the Chinese government. The report listed the risks facing the estimated two million migrant workers working on construction sites in the run-up to this August’s Games, including a lack of safety equipment,

March 12, 2008 7:13 AM

China Stocks Rise, But Not With The Rest of the Market

Tuesday saw huge gains for the Dow Jones industrial average, with 416.66 point gain–the largest in nearly five years. This came after the Federal Reserve released $200billion in “liquidity,” in an effective buyout, to raise hopes on the market. The Asian markets followed, but the Shanhai Composite Index declined, on supposed concerns that China’s $1.5

March 12, 2008 7:04 AM