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The Number One Word Australians Use to Describe Themselves

Every country has a set of values that they identify with, which becomes the core aspect of the culture that the region produces. In...

Social Media Vs Freedom of Speech

Once, freedom of speech and respect among people with different opinions existed in the Western world: Then, something changed and went terribly wrong. Where...

Teacher Counseling Improves Student Outcomes

Teacher counseling services for teaching staff not only help improve their mental health and wellbeing, but also provide long-term benefits for their students —...

Success and Political Correctness

Success and political correctness have a leading role in the complicated society we live in, but what is behind these apparently positive words? If...

Cynical Social Media Voices Can Erode Trust in News Media

Amid rising concerns about low public trust in mainstream media institutions, a Rutgers study found that real-life and online social interactions can strongly influence...

In Communist China, Billionaires Minted Faster Than Anywhere Else

Though China is a communist nation, it is apparently minting billionaires faster than even the most capitalist of countries in the West. Most of...

Will a Bully Ever Be Liked and Admired? Beijing Failing to Build Favorable Perception

The Chinese government has been pouring millions into its propaganda network to build a favorable image in the Western world. But a new survey...

At Work and Home: China Performing Worse in Gender Equality

China’s State Council Information Office (SCIO) recently published a paper claiming that the status of women in China had grown considerably under communist rule....

Doom and Gloom: CCP’s One-Child Policy and Its After-Effects

In 1979, the Chinese Communist Party introduced its one-child policy, prohibiting people from having a second child. The policy is believed to have arrested...

Confucius Classrooms Being Banned in Australia

The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has decided to remove Confucius Classroom programs from its public schools. The decision comes on the...

Awkward Neighbors: Why Chinese Don’t Migrate to India

In July, the government of India released its census data for 2001-2011. Though the fact that the information was released eight years after data...

Typhoon, Gung-Ho, and Other English Words Borrowed From Chinese

A loanword is a word borrowed from another language. As far as English is concerned, it borrows heavily from several languages across the world....

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