industrialization

Nicholas Kristof on Tiananmen and Sweatshops

In an open Q&A session at Reddit this week, The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof discussed his experience covering the Tiananmen protests and his views on sweatshops, among other important issues. CaptainApathy419:...

America: a ‘Foolish and Backward Nation’

As Hillary Clinton visits China, Tea Leaf Nation’s David Wertime translates an anonymous satirical essay on America’s many supposed failings compared with the author’s native China. The post also appears at The...

Silk Price Soars as China’s Farmland Shrinks

Urbanization in China is leading to a rise in the price of silk worldwide, the Financial Times reports: The price of silk cocoons, the raw material for the fabric used in expensive items of clothing, has doubled since the start...

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