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Racial Bias in Japanese Kindergarteners?

[Via Japan Times] “Are kindergarteners racist? Do they discriminate between children with different skin colors? “Children are too innocent,” one Japanese mother told me in a survey of parents’ views. Her conclusion: “They do not hold racial prejudices.” As innocent as children may be, extensive research conducted in the United States and Europe has shown… Keep Reading


Europeans back Obama, Asians like McCain

Could Europe be categorized as a U.S. Democratic Party “blue state” and Asia, a Republican Party “red state”? American presidential elections provide a near perfect test to understand the difference between European and Asian worldviews, even if the two continents are far from united internally. If you want America to lead by the power of… Keep Reading


Troubled Asset Relief Provision (TARP) of 2008

Welfare for Wall Street? Not really but the latest compromise on the $700 BILLION bailout is finally out for the public to see. The legislation is still being negotiated and elements of the bill could still change as shown in by the brackets “[ ]” in the document. The House is expected to vote tomorrow and… Keep Reading


Japan, U.S.A. and Europe Secretly Protected the U.S. Dollar

Japan, U.S., Europe secretly agreed to defend falling dollar during March financial crisis: Prepared concerted intervention The Nihon Keizai Shimbun has discovered that with the dollar plunging due to the financial crisis in the U.S. triggered by the subprime mortgage debacle, monetary authorities of the U.S. Europe and Japan secretly agreed to defend the dollar… Keep Reading

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