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Links that I want to share and remember because they made me think more deeply on a topic. Warning: I do engage in some 'linkdumping' here. This is not a true curation page.
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Inside a Chinese Test-Prep Factory

Inside a Chinese Test-Prep Factory | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Thousands of students travel to Maotanchang to spend 16 hours a day, seven days a week, studying for the biggest test of their lives.
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A chicken/egg prisoner's dilemma for students and families of this Chinese college test prep cram school.  Families pay more than they can afford for tuition for schools without power outlets in hopes that it will take their students to the next level. The power outlets are eliminated to help keep students focused on books.

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China’s Newest Hotel Sinking to New Depths: Video

China’s Newest Hotel Sinking to New Depths: Video | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
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There are some Pun plays on words in this story about a revolutionary construction in China

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China is the only nuclear weapon state expanding its nuclear arsenal

China is the only nuclear weapon state expanding its nuclear arsenal | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
The global arsenal of nuclear arms is shrinking. And yet China appears to be the only internationally sanctioned nuclear weapon power that's increasing its stockpile.
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China to Loosen One-Child Policy

China to Loosen One-Child Policy | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
China says that it plans to ease its one-child policy and abolish a controversial system of re-education through labor that often arbitrarily puts activists and those who would challenge the Communis...
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