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The Mississippification of China. Not on My Watch.

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Longtime followers of China Hearsay will not be surprised to see that the topic forcing me off the proverbial blogging sidelines is religion, the question being whether China should use the “beneficial” aspects of organized religion to promote social harmony. This of course made my head explode and drove me to the keyboard. To be…

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Econ Impact of Quake

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I don’t know about you, but this news from the FT hit me even harder for some reason than more traditional quake coverage (I guess you get numb to that after a while). Anyway, the situation that these figures represent are quite disheartening. As the official death toll from the Sichuan earthquake hit 40,075 on…

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