Very interesting article in the New York Times…a sign, perhaps, of things that will continue…
Building the American Dream…in China
Here’s a quote:
The new arrivals, though, come not by invitation or out of curiosity but because they need work. They are, as Michael Tunkey, head of the China office for the North American firm Cannon Design, says, “refugees from the economic crisis.”
CLICK TO READ Building the American Dream…in China (a New York Times Article)
The Chinese year 4710 begins on Jan. 23, 2012. Happy New Year 新年快乐 (Xīnnián kuàilè) to all my friends in China! This time last year, I was on the island of Hainan, People’s Republic of China!
Last year this time
If you haven’t heard all the hoopla, (I didn’t, as I’m a little out of touch with what’s happening in the US), there was a recent Wall Street Journal article entitled “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior” that’s causing quite a stir. You can check it out here: CLICK TO VIEW ARTICLE.
Guess what? The article’s author, Amy Chua, mentions JAMAICANS very early in the piece….(aren’t you MORE curious now?)