Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2011’

  • World Trade Press Makes Semi-Finalist in Small Business Contest

    Among hundreds of entries, World Trade Press reaches the Top 50 in American Airlines’ small-business video contest. Now, you can help us make the Top 5 by voting for our company video.

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  • Liberation in Squares

    The central squares of great cities are a double-edged sword. A central authority needs places to put itself on display so the people can feel its presence. Then, in times of upheaval, these areas become places where the government must look at its people. Liberation …

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  • Free and Easy (Bicycle) Transportation

    Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, people think nothing of driving an hour or two from residential towns to jobs in the city. If there’s an accident, or if it’s Friday afternoon, this can easily stretch to three. However, mention the possibility of a …

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  • How Remote is Xinjiang?

    Xinjiang, China’s remote western province, is in the headlines with bad news again. The New York Times is reporting on more separatist violence and deaths. I reflect sadly that Xinjiang is just another of those corners of the world that are most often viewed through …

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