Warren Rizzi
Warren Rizzi
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Xi Jinping the New Leader of China: What to Expect From the New Chinese Government

Economic and political reform in China are possible though change will not come quickly despite the change in the leadership of the CPC.

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Obama and Kaine Win in Virginia

Election Results 2012 LIVE: Stay with Thoughts and Analysis on PolicyMic to get up-to-the-minute analysis and election results.
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Virginia Polls: Latest Presidential Polls in Virginia Show Romney With Narrow Edge

Governor Romney may have a slight lead over Obama in Virginia due to historical factors, and dividing support of Obama in northern and central counties.
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Latest Presidential Polls: 52 Percent of Women Support Obama, a Key Group Romney is Trying to Steal Away

President Obama and former Governor Romney must think strategically in what messages to convey in the final days before the election and to whom.
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Latest Presidential Polls: Ohio Polls Show Possible Lead For Obama Over Romney

Looking at recent polls and taking a holistic analysis of the voters in Ohio, it looks as if Obama still holds a lead over Romney, however slight.
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Who Won the Presidential Debate 2012? Most Grade it as a Draw

Obama and Romney met for the final time this election but neither candidate impressed to a significant degree.

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Presidential Debate 2012: Why China Hopes Mitt Romney Will Lose the Final Presidential Debate

Chinese officials will have their fingers crossed hoping Mitt Romney doesn’t win the 2012 election. The Chinese will be watching closely as Obama and Romney battle in the foreign policy debate.
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Presidential Debate 2012: Obama and Romney Talk Tough on China, But Here is What They Missed

The opinion of Westerners in China is not as lofty as it once was due to a growing confidence in the country's own economy and disagreement with Western media sources.
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Presidential Debate LIVE: Who won the presidential debate tonight?

Does the second presidential debate have the potential to be as influential as the first? As you watch on October 16, follow this blog for analysis and reactions and contribute your own.
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Who Won the VP Debate: Neither Candidate Wins, Debate Lacks Substance

Follow along for updates from the VP debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan.
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Half the Sky Documentary Review: Nicholas Kristof and Eva Mendes Force Female Inequality into the Light

Nicholas Kristof, Meg Ryan, Eva Mendes, and Gabrielle Union team up to travel across Asia and Africa to publicize abuses and challenges unique to women. "Half the Sky" documentary on PBS.

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Chinese Swimmer Steroids Allegations: Ye Shiwen Did Not Dope, She Worked Hard

The Chinese have a unique ability to push themselves to the limit when it comes to anything.
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China's Economy Dances Between Communism and Capitalism

China's socialist market economy is at times contradictory with itself but it has demonstrated its benefits in the recent past, even with Chongqing providing an example.
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China is Ultra-Competitive in Business, But Chinese People Are Still Moral

Despite media outlets claiming otherwise, Chinese people are highly competitive, but also put a premium on being moral.
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How Kraft Foods, Oreos, and Starbucks Coffee Have Taken Off in China

Despite government negativity, some U.S. companies have made great strides in developing their brands in China due to smarter practices and the force of the market.
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Why European Companies Have More Success Than American Businesses in China

Compared to Europe, American companies are much less successful when they attempt to expand in China, but this is not all the renminbi's fault.

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North Korean Leader's Death Becomes China's Worry

From a Chinese perspective, Kim Jong Il’s passing is unwelcome news for security and humanitarian reasons.
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As Hu Jintao Steps Down, Predictions For China in 2012

China's 2011 didn't produce too many fireworks but 2012 has the makings to compensate for this lack of dissonance.
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China Needs to Support Main Street

The Chinese government should focus on supporting small business owners if the nation's economic rise is to continue.
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The Difference Between Chinese and American College Life

While societal differences in the two countries lead to distinct social pursuits, the fundamentals of college life in China and the U.S. remain the same.