China’s Fake Boyfriends – Witness

  May 2016 Having recently turned 27, Li Chenxi has reached the age at which unmarried women in China are labelled ‘sheng nu’ or ‘leftover women’. It’s a stigma that carries deep ramifications within her social life, workplace and...

China’s Rich Girls – 101 East

  June 2016 Flashy, materialistic, with more money than they can spend – these are the privileged children of China’s top one percent. From crashing sports cars to setting bank notes alight, their antics are notorious. As they splurge on...

Globalization and Trade and Poverty: Crash Course Economics #16

  November 2015 What is globalization? Is globalization a good thing or not. Well, I have an answer that may not surprise you: It’s complicated. This week, Jacob and Adriene will argue that globalization is, in aggregate, good. Free trade and globalization...