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A town fights back against a big-box coup
The retail giant’s unlikely romance with small farmers
Searching for deadly toys in China???s Pearl River Delta
Scenes from China’s industrial revolution
In Manchuria’s boom, echoes of a Japanese utopia
A journey through south China, land of capitalist miracles, where yesterday’s rice paddy becomes tomorrow’s metropolis, and a thousand factories bloom
It’s the newly globalized consumer economy, stupid
Culture, identity, and the free-trade agreement
Years of consideration preceding the inclusion of the word “phat” in Random House’s 1996 Compact Unabridged Dictionary:
Scientists created crash helmets that stink when cracked and fruit flies to whom blue light smells delicious.
In Belize, a construction company bulldozed a 2,300-year-old Mayan temple to make road fill.
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