Despite safety concerns, China's ever-expanding high-speed rail network is the world's envy. Should the US board the bullet train bonanza? Published November 30 2011
Figures like lawyer Chen Guangcheng and artist Ai Weiwei make headlines overseas, but if they are ever to make real change, the country's moderate young people will have to help them. Published November 14 2011
Charlie Shifflett worked in China for six years, including four years at the China Daily-owned English-language weekly 21st Century, where he was editor of the sports and international briefs pages. He also taught English writing for two years at one ...Read More
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