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Cultural Differences: Living In China Vs. Living In The US

Cultural Differences: Living In China Vs. Living In The US

Cultural differences in the eyes of a Chinese living in the United States. Stuff that seem trivial may actually hold meanings to another culture.

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The World Expo And The Chinese Homecoming

The World Expo And The Chinese Homecoming

Do you see the World Expo as a homecoming for the overseas Chinese? Hillary Clinton shares some points on Chinese-Americans during her visit to the Shanghai World Expo.

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Stanford’s FACES Student Exchange Program Experiences

Stanford’s FACES Student Exchange Program Experiences

Forget Obama and Hu, can 40 American & Chinese exchange students contribute to and strengthen US-China ties? I think so and here are my three reasons why.

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Quote: Howard French on China-Obama Press

Quote: Howard French on China-Obama Press

“It may have made certain people in this society feel better about themselves, but if the goal is changing behaviors in China…” ... 

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America Interferes With China’s Internal Affairs, Yes, True, And…?

America Interferes With China’s Internal Affairs, Yes, True, And…?

Why authoritarian China is defying Western democratic expectations by not failing & imploding…and how foreigners indeed interfere with its internal affairs.

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Quote: Kelly Hammond on Pepsi for China

Quote: Kelly Hammond on Pepsi for China

“What does all this mean for scholars who work so hard to deflate this false conflation of westernization and modernization?” ... 

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2012 Movie: Praising China & The Chinese? No, Not Really

2012 Movie: Praising China & The Chinese? No, Not Really

Roland Emmerich’s 2009 apocalyptic movie “2012″ has been praised and criticized for pandering to China and Chinese audiences…and why that’s egotistically ridiculous.

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Rednecks, Red Guards & Trolls: Kaiser Kuo on US-China Online

Rednecks, Red Guards & Trolls: Kaiser Kuo on US-China Online

Kaiser Kuo speaks at TEDxHonolulu about the crisis in US-China relationships on a person-to-person level, exacerbated by large-scale and unmediated contact over the internet.

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English Blogs About China: Moser Interviews Goldkorn & Anti

English Blogs About China: Moser Interviews Goldkorn & Anti

Summary of interesting points and the English-language China blogs mentioned in the recent BON TV David Moser interview with Jeremy Goldkorn and Michael Anti.

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Quote: Jeremiah Jenne on What Chinese Fear

Quote: Jeremiah Jenne on What Chinese Fear

“…Chinese see their history through the lens of chaos/order with the forces of the latter fighting a constant battle against the former.” ... 

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Empire State Building Honoring PRC 60th Anniversary Outrage

Empire State Building Honoring PRC 60th Anniversary Outrage

Americans outraged by the Empire State Building honoring the People’s Republic of China’s 60th anniversary with red and yellow lighting reveal their own bias & hypocrisy.

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China Criticized For Seizing Moral High Ground On Environment

China Criticized For Seizing Moral High Ground On Environment

TIME’s Bryan Walsh points a finger at China for “seiz[ing] the moral high ground” during climate talks last week and warns that the “U.S. … might get lapped.”

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American Bias & Insecurity From China’s One-Party Autocracy?

American Bias & Insecurity From China’s One-Party Autocracy?

How did Thomas Friedman’s mere suggestion that China’s one-party autocracy is more efficient at making decisions label him as demanding Communist revolution?

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Quote: The Last Psychiatrist On Mercantilism

Quote: The Last Psychiatrist On Mercantilism

“As long as America remains the largest current market, it sets the standards. The Chinese are going to need Viking refrigerators.” ... 

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Quote: British Paul Carr on American Paranoia

Quote: British Paul Carr on American Paranoia

“This is of course typical American paranoia of all points foreign. ‘The natives are savages! We won’t be able to walk the streets in safety!’” ... 

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