We were hacked, but I’m back at last, with more secure password, plug-ins disabled, and apparently other secure measures taken. I see that China is probably going to relax its currency controls, at least a bit. I’d had this article, “Less income disparity ‘helps economy'”, in line to write something about because China faces a considerable problem in the divide between rich and poor, east and west, and it’s important to understand this in order to understand China today. It’s quite useful to read articles from a few months’ back – surprising how things can change in a brief span. And one can read an article written 50 years ago and think, “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.”
Berkshire Blog back online
About the Author: Karen Christensen
Karen Christensen is an entrepreneur, environmentalist, and scholar who writes about the many ways women have gained and wielded power. She is the owner and CEO of Berkshire Publishing Group, a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Press, a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations, and founder of the Train Campaign. Read Karen’s occasional dispatches from the frontlines of international publishing at the Berkshire Blog (or subscribe by clicking here) and follow her on Twitter @karenchristenze.
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