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    Hong Kong Police Shut Down The "Umbrella Revolution" (1/2)
    CY Leung expects "furious resistance" from Occupy Central as police carry out order to shutdown Admiralty Square, police tactics has become increasingly heavy- handed, says Sean Starrs, Assistant Professor of International Relations at the City University of Hong Kong.

      December 11, 14

    US-China Climate Accord is Neither "Historic" nor a "Landmark"
    While it is important for China and the US, the two largest CO2 emitters, to walk hand in hand in cooperation, the agreement lacks "all of the above strategies" required to achieve the necessary reductions, says Janet Redman of IPS and Professor Minqi Li of the University of Utah

      November 15, 14

    Whose Interests Are Served by Occupy Hong Kong?
    Assistant Professor Sean Kenji Starrs reports from the front lines of the uprisings

      October 21, 14

    How Socialist China Became the Workshop of the World (2/2)
    Public workers demonstrate against privatization, and migrant workers fight super exploitation, but we hear very little about that in the West, says Prof. Yuezhi Zhao of Simon Fraser University

      October 13, 14

    Will Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution Spark Uprisings in Mainland China? (1/2)
    Scholar Yuezhi Zhao argues the Umbrella Revolution does not appeal to broader struggles within mainland China

      October 12, 14

    Hong Kong Protests Carefully Choreographed, Not Spontaneous
    Tiananmen analogies are a barrier to understanding what's really going on in Hong Kong, says Peter Lee, journalist for Asia Times Online

      October 7, 14

    What's Driving Hong Kong's Uprisings?
    Hong Kong-based attorney Robert Lee talks about the economic and political history at the center of ongoing protests

      October 6, 14

    Acute Economic Inequality Underlies "Occupy Central" Protests in Hong Kong
    Assistant professor Eli Friedman from Cornell University says working-class and union participation has increased in subsequent occupations

      October 3, 14

    30,000 Chinese Factory Workers Strike Against Maker of Nike Sneakers
    Editor Michelle Chen and instructor Xiaoming Chai discuss the workers' demands and whether the rise of strikes signals a decline of cheap labor in China

      October 3, 14

    Chinese Reforms Make Rich Even Richer
    Minqi Li: Chinese Communist 'Plenum' meeting resulted in a promise for market reforms, including privatization and deregulation of public utility, energy and other state-owned companies.

      October 3, 14

    What Will New Leadership Mean for China
    Minqi Li: New leadership committed to capitalism in China but will they be able to deal with coming global crisis?

      November 11, 2012

    Hardliners, Weapons-Makers the Real Winners in Japan-China Dispute
    Japanese and Chinese nationalists are willing to bet their countries' futures for the sake of national pride and a handful of uninhabited islands in the sea, but it may be the global weapons-making industry that walks away with the pot.

      October 3, 2012

    Socialism vs Capitalism in China
    Minqi Li: Vice President Xi is expected to become President at a time when a serious debate has emerged in the party

      February 19, 2012

    US and China - Crisis, Collaboration and Contention
    Minqi Li: A critical moment in relationship as global economic crisis deepens

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