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China Weaponizes Education to Control Tibet
In April 2019, China Global Television Network (CGTN) published a short video report from a Lhasa high school. The reporter, ...
Japan’s Seaweed Industry Is in Jeopardy
The small town of Futtsu, close to the mouth of Tokyo Bay, has been farming nori — the thin sheets of seaweed used in ...
Remembering the Impact of the First Atomic Bomb Test
Twice per year since 1953, Trinity Site, the location in southern New Mexico where the first nuclear device was detonated ...
Inside the Republican Revolt Against Elite Tax Cuts
In a sweaty summer for the stock market, the Dow climbed to a record high in July, after President Donald Trump signaled he ...
The Krishna Temple Thriving in Mormon Country
The ornate Hindu temple complex is perched on a hill next to a llama farm, rugged mountains rising in the distance. Inside, a ...
No Longer Silenced, a Former Kidnapping Victim Takes on Cyberbullies
On Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, a frantic 18-year-old pounded on the window of a house not far from where she had been held for ...
Why Central Banks Are Dumping the Dollar
The U.S. dollar has long towered over global markets and finance. But cracks are starting to appear in the edifice. The ...
‘You and What Army?’: How Viktor Leonov Did What Custer Couldn’t
It almost sounds apocryphal (it was not), this idea that if Soviet soldiers during World War II retreated they would be shot ...
The Democratic Power Broker Who Won’t Soak the Rich
Steve Sweeney is an intimidating force. Physically, sure — his suspender straps strain over the frame of the ironworker who ...
Will This NBA Prospect Ditch Blue Bloods for an HBCU?
Rarely does a basketball prospect’s official college visit turn heads beyond recruiting obsessives. But when Makur Maker ...
The Elizabeth Warren Pile-On Begins
Adrienne Elrod is a Democratic strategist who was a senior adviser for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in 2016. Call ...
An Airbnb for Corporate Relocations Sets Sights on World Domination
A couple of years ago, Dustin Figge called his mom to tell her that he’d decided to quit his job as a manager in San ...