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His father fled China and rode the escalator of globalization

Reporter Scott Tong's book tells the story of his family's journey to the West against an economic backdrop.
A paramilitary police officer stands guard in front of a portrait of the late communist leader Mao Zedong in Beijing.
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To guzzle or not to guzzle?

Jun 8, 2012
Cars are as American as apple pie, but with the rising price of oil, more Americans are opting for other oil-free means of transportation.