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Ballots in the Hands of the Youth
In an interview with the EO, Lin Yishi, vice-chairman of the Central Committee for the Nationalist Party, stresses both cross-strait cultural ties and the power of Taiwan's youth over the future of their polarized society.
6月14日 16:56
Grey Income: A Report Causes an Uproar
A report about grey income in China and its role in income disparity ignites a conflagration of public debate.
6月11日 18:34
Public Sentiment and Income Distribution
Zhang Jun grapples with the tangled relationships between public sentiment, academic research, and government policy regarding income distribution.
4月13日 11:12
Watching the Judges
The media should play a greater role in exposing corrupt judges.
2月7日 11:29
All for the Happiness Index, Say Yay
GDP indexes fail the poor. A new Happiness Index could replace it, but care must be taken to make sure that citizens are part of the process.
2月7日 11:11
Chinese Medicine is Not Science
While Chinese medicine has historical and cultural merit, it is not a science. Those who claim that it is are spreading misinformation.
2月7日 9:30
Overestimating Reform and the Stock Market High
The recent performance of the indexes should not be taken as evidence that the markets are mature.
2月6日 15:28


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China Shuts Down 583 Lead-acid
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Reluctant Transparency
Central government departments grudgingly reveal glimpses of spending on cars, overseas tr


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