Politics

How Kansas City Set an Example For the US

How Kansas City Set an Example For the US

The importance of local politics & community

The Power of Xi (Part 5)

The Power of Xi (Part 5)

From his sweeping anti-corruption to doubling down on interests in the South China Sea, Xi Jinping continues to tirelessly pursue his agenda.

Why Your New Mattress Is More Likely to Catch Fire

Why Your New Mattress Is More Likely to Catch Fire

Regulation Removal Stealthier than Seal Team Six.

Costa Rica is Making Waves for Renewable Energy

Costa Rica is Making Waves for Renewable Energy

Renewable energy, specifically hydroelectricity, is a great alternative to fossil fuels but at what cost?

China’s Historical Government Part 3

China’s Historical Government Part 3

Last week, we discussed what the Chinese government has been doing to address catastrophic air pollution. Looking at the history of environmental policy, I mentioned that the Chinese government initially didn’t prioritize enforcement of environmental laws. Of course, this changed in the mid-2000s, and now […]

Cap and Trade or Carbon Tax? Which will you decide?

Cap and Trade or Carbon Tax? Which will you decide?

According to NASA, 97% of scientists agree that climate change is happening. It is due to human activity and fossil fuel emissions, in particular carbon emissions. With such an overwhelming consensus on climate change, the issue requires more than individualized attention. Governments have attempted to […]

China Summit: An Avoidable Collision Course with Unavoidable Consequences

China Summit: An Avoidable Collision Course with Unavoidable Consequences

On April 6th, President Xi Jinping will have arrived in Florida for a two-day summit at President Trump’s Mar-a-lago resort —the importance of which cannot be understated. The first summit between a new US President and any world-leader is always important; however, in keeping with […]

Explaining a Hung Parliament

Explaining a Hung Parliament

Very different from “hanging out” in Parliament

Death by Breath (Part 1)

Death by Breath (Part 1)

To kick off my series on China, we jump head first into the ever-cheery topic of catastrophic air pollution!