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Tibet after the Dalai Lama

Tibet after the Dalai Lama

On the 80th birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama, who has been in exile in India since 1959, Tibet’s future looks more uncertain than ever. During his reign, the current Dalai Lama...

Can China beat deflation?

Can China beat deflation?

At a time of slowing economic growth and massive corporate debts, a deflationary spiral would be China’s worst nightmare. And the risk is mounting. The producer price index (PPI...

Why the US should include China in TPP

Why the US should include China in TPP

On Monday, United States President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that was passed by Congress last week giving him the authority to “fast-track” negotiations for the...

A moonshot to save a warming planet

A moonshot to save a warming planet

Every silver lining has a cloud. The technologies that offer human beings comforts and opportunities that would have been unimaginable two centuries ago ultimately depend on an...

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