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Increasing Military Spending

May 6, 2021

Global military expenditure rose 2.6% last year. The U.S. and China outspend the rest of the world.

Asian Directors and the Oscars

April 29, 2021

A woman from China just received the Best Director Oscar, but most people in China don't know it.

Running out of water

April 22, 2021

Freshwater supplies have been shrinking worldwide. How are the U.S. and China coping?

Buried in plastic?

April 15, 2021

The plastics industry is global and the task of cleaning it up should be global too.

Corporate Social Responsibility in China

April 8, 2021

H&M's statements about forced labor in Xinjiang have angered both Chinese and human rights groups.

Hate is a Virus

April 1, 2021

Hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the U.S. have been on the rise since 2015, but shot up 150% with the covid-19 pandemic and the "blame China" rhetoric of the 2020 campaign.

Chinese Tourists and Japan

March 25, 2021

Japan's ban on foreign spectators will disrupt the the country's booming tourism industry for Chinese visitors.

Women in Government

March 18, 2021

For Women's History Month, our new graphics illustrate women in positions of leadership in the U.S. and China.

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

March 11, 2021

While the recent wave of violence against Asians and Pacific Islanders has made headlines, hate crimes have actually been on the rise since 2015.

Semiconductor Dependency

March 4, 2021

Semiconductors are found everywhere in the modern world. Companies and countries are racing to position themselves in this vital market.

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