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Henan 1995: Warning of Coming Blood Donation-Spread HIV Epidemic

Henan physician Dr. Wang Shuping, the author of the December 1995 report translated below, reviewed this translation and offered several explanatory notes which are included in brackets below. Wang Shuping is now a research worker at the University of Utah … Continue reading

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1993 Zhoukou, Henan: The Eruption and Sudden Surge of Paid Blood Donations

The HIV/AIDS epidemic that arose in Henan Province, China and other from dangerous blood banking practices and spread HIV/AIDS to at least many tens of thousands of people began with for profit blood sales by tens of thousand of poor … Continue reading

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2008: Tibet’s Rural Economy and Caterpillar Fungus

Many rural Tibetans throughout Tibetan areas of China make substantial earnings harvesting caterpillar fungus. This article below  “Reiyang Trade Network New Forum: If you need to buy caterpillar fungus, post in this forum” found on a traders’  website, gives an … Continue reading

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2010: PRC Urbanization: Counterfeit and Forced Urbanization

Counterfeit urbanization  伪城市化 and forced urbanization 强制性城市化 are two terms Chinese scholars sometimes use when they discuss the problems of China’s rapid (nearly one percent annually) urbanization. Counterfeit urbanization  伪城市化 discussed in Tang Jialing’s article Urbanization or “Counterfeit Urbanization”城市化还是“伪城市化” by唐家岭:  —  to summarize, about 200 million … Continue reading

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2012: PRC Anthropologist Wu Fei on Suicide and Chinese Search for the Good Life

Cultural Anthropologist Wu Fei on Suicide — Chinese Need to Find a Way to Live the Good Life, Chinese Style 吴飞:自杀与中国式美好生活 2010年06月25日  南方人物周刊 [Wu Fei was one of the co-authors of the 2011 book Deep China: The Moral Life of the … Continue reading

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