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  • December 6, 2015 • Blogs, Online Content, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 942

    Emerging Markets: The Third Wave of Economic Failure

    First came the Global Financial Crisis of 2007 and 2008, which hit the United States (US) especially hard. Second came the European Debt Crisis, originating in 2009 in the peripheral economies of the European Union (EU), namely Greece,...

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  • June 28, 2015 • Letters from..., Print • Views: 1694

    Moustaches and Melancholy

    Letter from Myanmar: A Burmese comedy troupe tries to share their political satire with tourists, but is it worth it? After a day’s worth of biking and post-meal paralysis, we walked our bikes through the wide, dark streets of Mandalay...

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  • April 22, 2015 • Features, Labor, Print, Theme • Views: 1015

    Chhoti si Asha

    A small dream for India’s children...

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  • April 22, 2015 • Features, Labor, Print, Theme • Views: 843

    When Winter Comes

    By Kelsey Larson In Mongolia, the most sacred color is blue, the shade of the endless sky. Blue flags flutter on the fences of shrines to Genghis Khan,  mark the sacred rock cairns that dot the Gobi desert, and are draped upon the necks...

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  • December 7, 2014 • Features, Print, Theme, Vietnam • Views: 707

    Taste Test

    By Hayley Byrnes On a street corner in Hanoi is a café that people call Cong. The door into Cong is dark under the shade of a ripped awning. Both are the same shade of military green. On the door is a square plank spray-painted red with a...

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  • December 6, 2014 • Features, Print, Theme, Vietnam • Views: 636

    Along the Shoreline

    By J.R. Reed When visitors travel down the city of Da Nang’s newly-paved, four-lane boulevard, Vo Nguyen Gian Drive, some say they feel as though they are moving between two disparate nations. On the left side of the road, one can see a...

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  • December 6, 2014 • Features, Print, Theme, Vietnam • Views: 1127

    Bound to Shackles

    By Josh Feng A rusty old metal chair stood in front of an analog TV, perched below a single hanging lamp. A small swarm of mosquitos surrounded the light, trapped by the curtains drawn on the sides of this makeshift theatre. On the humming...

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  • December 6, 2014 • Features, Print, Theme, Vietnam • Views: 955

    The Blue Houses of Da Nang

    By Chareeni Kurukulasuriya We pass rows and rows of identical blue-concrete buildings; the tin sheets that jut out from each roof cast a shadow on the cracked pavement below. Finally, the motorcycle we are trailing in our car comes to a...

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  • December 5, 2014 • Features, Print, Theme, Vietnam • Views: 2450

    The Wife Market

    By Caroline Wray “Vietnamese single ladies are not only pretty and nicely slim, but their faithfulness to their husbands makes them even more attractive.” So promises Rosebrides.com’s “Vietnamese Brides” webpage, a website where...

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  • November 18, 2014 • Encounters, Online Content • Views: 1619

    Are We a Family? (우리가 가족이지?)

    By Mahir Rahman When your stomach calls, an easy go-to in Korea is a cup of ramen noodles, a dish just as popular among Koreans as it is among American undergraduates studying into the wee hours of the morning. At a traditional ramen...

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