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The ‘Identity Politics’ Behind the Faces on US Bills

May 2, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

A debate surrounding plans for a newly-designed set of U.S. paper currency has set the whole of the United States abuzz. The year 2020 will mark the centennial of women's suffrage in that country. Several days ago, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that 2020 would also see a new set of banknotes issued, [Read more]

Identity Politics Are Harmful to Democracy

March 8, 2016 // Lianhe Zaobao - Singapore - Chinese

In recent days, large-scale riots broke out in two of the world’s largest democracies. India, known as the biggest democratic nation, saw caste riots continue to escalate in the northern Haryana region of the capital, New Delhi. Despite the local government’s deployment of massive military strength and approval of [Read more]
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