Category Archives: News Story of the Week

500 Million infected with TB – News Story of the Week


A few weeks ago I wrote “Can Culture Be a Problem?” in which I detailed some of the public health problems that are common in China, and how they are at least partially perpetuated by ideas in Traditional Chinese Medicine. … Continue reading

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Tackling the Nuclear Problem with a Grain of Salt – News Story of the Week


My friend happened to be in a supermarket when panic struck here. She was buying her lunch when three loud, pushy women shoved their way to the front of the line, each buying two bags of salt. She thought it … Continue reading

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China is a Democracy? – News Story of the Week


I apologize, but today you get a little China rant. Our News Story of the Week today looks at an article that argued China should not have an independent judiciary (something argued for by the Jasmine Protestors). In that article … Continue reading

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