Daily Archives: September 8, 2011

To Keep but Not Be Kept

The modern love on the Times: In Shanghai, my boyfriend, a white American, looked like just another foreigner taking home an Asian woman — me — like a souvenir. ONE balmy evening in Shanghai, my boyfriend and I were strolling … Continue reading

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China extracts concessions

Chinese auto maker demands technology transfer .. Hybrid in a Trade Squeeze: .. The [Chinese] government’s demand [on GM] is the latest example of China’s willingness to use the leverage of Western access to the vast Chinese market to extract … Continue reading

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I’ve just been fired

Carol A. Bartz of Yahoo wrote to her staff. .. In the technology industry as in no other, failure is trumpeted as paving the way to glory. Executives here love to boast about the number of times their company was … Continue reading

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