Hanqing Chen
Hanqing Chen
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Occupy the Hood: Why OWS Needs to Focus on Communities Like Harlem

In order to maintain momentum, OWS must reach out to the bottom half of the 99%.

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Thailand Flooding: Exaggerating This Year's Mediocre Disaster

The humanitarian aspect Thailand's monsoon season pale in comparison to major disasters in recent memory, but some of the press is unfortunately stretching the truth to get the most out of it.
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Occupy Wall Street Cools Down

The historic snow storm in NYC helps bring focus and drive to the directionless movement.
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China's Vicarious Apple Appetite

Apple's success story in China is not without its scandals, but the single-minded consumerist drive of Chinese Apple consumers sweeps all their wrongdoings under the rug.
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NYC SlutWalk Gets OWS Fever

At a "What's Next After SlutWalk" meeting, activists expressed desire to get involved with the nationwide Occupy Wall Street movement to propagate their feminist message.
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Smothering the Flames of Revolution in Tibet

Tibetans' protest for freedom is admirable, but will never gain the attention or critical mass it needs with its pointed message.

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Journalism: Made in China

A conversation with a Chinese newspaper editor based near Wenzhou, China on journalism's role in a country where the state rules with an iron fist.
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Why Political Activism Doesn't Matter in China

China's modern political activists alienate the very audience they are trying to rally by focusing too much on appealing to the international community.
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East Meets West: Borrowing Trends Reveal East Asia's Insecurities

The pop culture trends East Asia has borrowed from the West highlight aspects of the region's cultural quirks.
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Despite Accidents, China Speeds Ahead of U.S. in Infrastructure Development

As the U.S. looks at the aftermath of the Chinese bullet train accident, it is time to seriously consider initiating sustained infrastructure upgrades.
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UN Youth Event Doesn't Even Define Youth

The UN's discussion on youth political and economic participation highlighted a gap in knowledge both in our outdated definition of youth and in data on the everyday lives of teenage youth.

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In College, I Learned How to End Poverty

The racial diversity that colleges try to enforce on their campuses could be a model for improving our neediest communities.
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Top 5 Cities for Jobs for Young People

Young people are finding it harder and harder to find jobs in the financial crisis, except in these towns.

Has the Internet Made Us Too Perfect?

The internet has made us pursue an unrealistic expectation of perfection in our lives, in both our public image and knowledge of the world.
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Breaking the Chinese Monopoly On Rare Minerals

The recent WTO ruling against Chinese export limitations on raw materials is not just a mandate for China to open its doors — it is impetus for the U.S. to seek out alternative sources.
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Ai Weiwei's Freedom Doesn't Fix #ChinaHumanRights Record

The political dissident may have been released from prison, but he still cannot speak or travel freely.