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Environmental Issues in China

On most issues China is not only defiant, but openly disobedient. Environmental issues in China are no exception. Despite many western propositions and standards, the Chinese have decided they do not care much for the environment or any protocol that

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China’s Treatment of Laborers

The battle between labor and capital is as old as the ancient empires of Rome and Greece. Today, Chinese laborers are suffering greatly due to lax Chinese labor laws. This is an injustice that has, unfortunately, been a sensitive issue

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Animal Cruelty in China

One hotly contested issue in China is their cruelty towards animals. Many activists and aid workers have snuck into the country in order to show foreigners what kind of atrocities are committed, but animal cruelty in China still persists. The

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Forced Abortion in China

The story of human rights activist, Chen Guangcheng, includes his outspoken efforts against forced abortion in China. The Communist party in China has had a long history with forced abortions since the 1980’s and up until the present day. In

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China’s Relationship with North Korea

The death of Kim Jong-Il has again brought Sino-Korean relations to the forefront of international debate. Those who oppose North Korean despots and their destructive ways have found discomfort in the aid provided by China throughout their history. Obviously, the

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Aggressive Posturing By China in the South China Sea

China and the Republic of the Philippines have been engaged in a tussle for a group of islands known as Scarborough Shoals in the South China Sea. This all started when China rebuffed Philippine attempts to apprehend the crew members

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Treatment of Prisoners in China

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) remains a country with many instances of widespread and systemic violations of human rights. The government of China maintains a political stranglehold over the legal system and actively suppresses views and opinions of dissenters.

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The Organ Trade In China

Organ trafficking in China remains as widespread as ever. Despite the authority’s attempts to crack down on the illegal organ trade, kidneys are being brazenly sold online in many cities across the nation. In an attempt to limit the amount

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The Uneven Distribution of Wealth in China

China has long been criticized for its incredibly uneven distribution of wealth, and despite the consistent outcries for change, it appears as if things are only getting worse. In recent years the number of Chinese millionaires has actually grown quite

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Economic Growth In China

China’s Economic Growth: A Peek Behind the Curtain We’ve all been hearing about double digit economic growth China has been experiencing each year. China boasts new millionaires in the hundreds of thousands over the last five years, and has surpassed

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