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China's Next Top Model is 72-Year-Old Grandfather Liu Xianping

China’s Next Top Model is 72-Year-Old Grandfather Liu Xianping

by Jorge Rivas on November 21 2012, 11:51AM

China’s Next Top Model is a 72-year-old grandfather named Liu Xianping.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Marco Rubio Breaks With Romney on China: 'Not Good Policy' and Will 'Hurt' Americans

Marco Rubio Breaks With Romney on China: ‘Not Good Policy’ and Will ‘Hurt’ Americans

by Jorge Rivas on October 22 2012, 10:29AM

On CBS’ “Face the Nation” Sunday, Rubio said he feared this could lead to a trade war.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

How Our 'Growth' Obsession Drives Inequity, and May Kill Us All

How Our ‘Growth’ Obsession Drives Inequity, and May Kill Us All

by Imara Jones on July 31 2012, 9:35AM

The problem starts with the very thing we use to measure prosperity: GDP. The seemingly arcane data point is leading us into darkness.

Topics: Economy, Environment

Dozens of Foxconn Workers Arrested After Riot in Chengdu, China Plant

Dozens of Foxconn Workers Arrested After Riot in Chengdu, China Plant

by Jorge Rivas on June 7 2012, 12:50PM

Hundreds of Foxconn employees living in company dormitories in Chengdu, China clashed with security staff Monday evening.

Topics: Economy, Global Affairs, /NOW

Chinese-American Woman Schools Romney at Political Rally

Chinese-American Woman Schools Romney at Political Rally

by Jorge Rivas on January 5 2012, 7:50PM

A Chinese-American woman channeled her inner “tiger mom” and taught the GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney a few things.

Topics: Celebrate Love, GOP Primary, /NOW

Apple Bans App That Exposes Shady Side of iPhone Manufacturing

Apple Bans App That Exposes Shady Side of iPhone Manufacturing

by Jorge Rivas on September 16 2011, 12:01PM

Apple says they banned an iPhone app because of “depictions of child abuse.” All the app was doing was exposing the shady labor practices at their manufacturing plants

Topics: Media

The Deadly Labor Behind Our Phones, Laptops and Consumer Gadgets

The Deadly Labor Behind Our Phones, Laptops and Consumer Gadgets

by Sophia Cheng on September 1 2011, 9:30AM

The world’s largest consumer manufacturer has drawn global outrage for a string of worker suicides in its factories. But the problem is rooted in Western consumer markets, not Chinese sweatshops.

Topics: Economy, Global Affairs, Technology

Rush Limbaugh on Chinese President:

Rush Limbaugh on Chinese President: “CHING CHANG CHONG”

by Jorge Rivas on January 20 2011, 4:06AM

We can’t say we’re surprised, but Rush Limbaugh is at it again.

Topics: Media

Climate Talks Tank, Global South Sinks Further

Climate Talks Tank, Global South Sinks Further

by Michelle Chen on October 15 2010, 10:25AM

Poor countries are stuck between the bickering of China and the West.

Topics: Global Justice

FIFA's World Cup Having a Ball With Child Labor

FIFA’s World Cup Having a Ball With Child Labor

by Michelle Chen on June 11 2010, 10:42AM

South Africa is the center of world this week, kicking off the first-ever World Cup Games on the African continent. But as the cameras pan across green fields and lavish festivities, labor activists are keeping their eye on the ball….

Topics: Global Affairs

China’s Oriental Angel

by Daisy Hernandez on November 12 2009, 7:46PM

Her mom’s Chinese and her father African American, but 20-year-old Lou Jing says that growing up in Shanghai her skin color wasn’t a big deal until she took part of a TV show similar to American Idol called Go! Oriental…

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