What do Ai Weiwei and sustainable development have in common?

“What is sustainable development?” That is the question of the century and the overarching (burdensome) theme of my masters program. Many policymakers suggest that “developed” countries should help fund sustainable development initiatives in “developing countries.” Others have suggested allowing developing countries to pollute enough so that they can reach a certain level of survival (some researchers say … More What do Ai Weiwei and sustainable development have in common?

Why the blog?

I never imagined myself as a blogger, but recently I’ve felt a lot of opinions welling up inside of me—particularly about social justice, the environment, and, of course, China. I say “of course” because I have spent the past ten years of my life learning about China, traveling there, studying there, working, eating—you get the … More Why the blog?