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“The Man Who Loved China” – Barga book Club

“The Man Who Loved China” – Barga book Club

A warm early fall evening found a dozen or so members of the Barga Book Club enjoying a glass of wine or water, speaking quietly and watching the sun set slowly behind the Duomo.  As the air chilled we gradually retreated to the warm and softly lit interior of the home of Pietro and Marijke […]

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Behind the lines in China's Currency War

Is China’s free ride on global currency markets in its final lap? Rumors are swirling, in Asia and the West, that a revaluation of the Chinese renminbi is likely by summer. For nearly a decade, Beijing has parlayed an enormous manufacturing workforce and an undervalued currency, tied to the weak U.S. dollar, into an astonishing […]

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It's the Infrastructure, stupid

No one writes songs about “infrastructure.” It’s not a term that sets the blood racing outside of academic and engineering circles. But in our daily lives, it may well be the single most important aspect of national policy. The expansion and maintenance of infrastructure is about roads, rivers and rail systems – the subjects of […]

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1990 nanjing china – pastels and drawings from keane

1990 nanjing china – pastels and drawings from keane

pastels on cheap chinese wrapping paper