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China and the WTO: Entering the Exclusive Club

December 29, 2021

Zhu Rongji was criticized for giving up a number of China’s traditional sovereign prerogatives in exchange for a WTO membership. However, his efforts helped China become a global economic powerhouse. […]

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The Socialist Market Economy of China

December 28, 2021

Under Zhu Rongji, China embraced new regulations, giving enterprises more autonomy in making managerial decisions. It adopted the label of a ‘market’ economy, changing the perception that markets equal capitalism. […]

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Bloodbath at Tiananmen: The Aftermath

December 25, 2021

Post the Tiananmen Square massacre, the Chinese government intensified political surveillance. It geared all its energies toward suppressing and whitewashing its behavior during what it now referred to as the ‘Beijing Spring’. […]

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Tiananmen Square: The Carnage

December 25, 2021

The Tiananmen Square was the scene of a massacre that crushed China’s national psyche. The government had reacted to the student protests with such brutality that it became impossible to defend the government internationally. […]

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American History

The American Indian Code Talkers of WWII

December 24, 2021

The World War II brought host of employment opportunities for American Indians. Many joined the war industries; and, while women enlisted in auxiliary branches, hundreds of Native men joined the U.S. armed forces. […]

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