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In ‘Mourning a Breast,’ author Xi Xi ruminates on human fragility and strength

Xi Xi’s Mourning a Breast — first published in 1992 and in a new English translation by Jennifer Feeley this year – is a semi-autobiographical novel that reads like a series of nonfiction essays,...

In ‘Mourning a Breast,’ writer Xi Xi ruminates on human fragility and strength 

Xi Xi’s Mourning a Breast – first published in 1992 and in a new English translation by Jennifer Feeley this year – is a semi-autobiographical novel that reads like a series of nonfiction essays,...

Egg on Mao

In 1989, students in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) marched for democracy and an end to government corruption. They held Tiananmen Square and the world’s attention for many weeks before martial law was...

Egg on Mao

In 1989, students in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) marched for democracy and an end to government corruption. They held Tiananmen Square and the world’s attention for many weeks before martial law was...

Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics

How should China’s economic transition from a central and government-controlled economy to a more capitalistic double-digit-growing juggernaut be correctly understood? According to Dr. Yasheng Huang of MIT, in “Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics”, the evidence...

Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics

Lum brings with him 20 years of experience in the field of aging, health, social services, policy, and advocacy.

“Chimerica” Headed for Divorce: An Arranged Marriage

“What is China’s alternative if it seeks a divorce from America? Call it the empire option…It’s not impossible that, at some point within the next five to 10 years, the Chinese will feel ready...

“Chimerica” Headed for Divorce: An Arranged Marriage

Originally founded in Tokyo by Bruce Rutledge and Yuko Enomoto

Counting You In: The Significance of the US Census to APIs

The year 2010 may prove challenging for the new US Census. Many individuals have been displaced from the economic upheaval of the multi-year recession. The greater emphasis on enforcing immigration laws—in a new homeland...