Monthly Archives: November 2015

Germany’s Wurst Nightmare: The WHO Report

By Shirin Yassen Sausages are to Germans like pasta is to Italians. So the World Health Organization’s warning this October that processed meat may cause cancer was tough to swallow for the Germans. Sausage is ground meat, herbs and vegetables … Continue reading

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The Resilient Thai Tourism Industry

By Melissa Yeager Along the beach in Ao Nang, Thailand, a long line of little huts winds along the shore where one can purchase a massage, a piece of pineapple and rent a beach chair for the day all for … Continue reading

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The End of China’s One Child Policy

By Qiyong Sally Zhang China’s one child policy has been abandoned. All couples can now have two children. This three-decade long policy ended on Oct. 29, according to a communiqué issued by the Communist Party of China. “I’m shaking to … Continue reading

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A Soccer GOOOOOAAAAL Can Have Deeper Meanings

By Tara Schoenborn Ecuador had a historic 2-0 soccer win over Argentina on Oct. 8 in the first-round qualifier for the 2018 World Cup. This win marks the first time Ecuador defeated Argentina on its home turf, reports the Cuenca … Continue reading

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The Fight for Japan’s Pacifist Identity

By Sarah B. Grace The bloody theatrics of “the biggest rugby upset of all time” by Japan at the World Cup in September paled by comparison with the desperate, equally physical battle fought two days before by the nation’s opposition … Continue reading

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