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American review panel criticizes Chinese gov’t economic and military policies

Al-Jazeera reports today (17 November 2010) that the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission has released a much anticipated report, which heavily criticized China in regards to economic and military issues. More specifically the panel accuses the PRC of undervaluing its currency, the Yuan Renmenbi, which the United States and the panel states it … Continue reading

Shiitakes and the North American way of thinking

Let’s ponder on something other than politics and international affairs. With Thanksgiving here, food is at the top of everyone’s mind. In recent years, food has become a star in the media with the rise of networks such as Food Network. There has also been many documentaries on food and the food industry in the … Continue reading

America of today: destined to fail?

During the last month or so, the North American auto industry has suffered a large blow in its  struggle for survival. With Chrysler in bankruptcy protection and General Motors predicted to be in the same situation, the life of the North American auto industry is growing dim. The question that everyone is asking is "Who … Continue reading

Iraq War, Canada, and the American deserters

It has been almost six years since the beginning of the Iraq War. Over 4,500 American, British, and other coalition troops have been killed and over one million Iraqis have lost their lives as a result of the war and the sectarian violence. It was 2003 when the Iraq War began. The initial campaign was … Continue reading