Weekly Wanderings: Out with the Old, In with the New Edition

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Slightly delayed due to an epic cold (now better)/holiday laziness ... ▪ Happy New Year! Like nearly everyone else I know, I am glad to see 2016 disappearing in the rearview mirror; as it was for so many other people, for me it was a year of change and disruption, expectation and disappointment. Not everything … Continue reading Weekly Wanderings: Out with the Old, In with the New Edition

U.S.-China Relations under Trump: A Reading Round-Up

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We’re now in Day 3 of reaction pieces to Donald Trump’s election to the presidency (a sentence I never thought I’d write; it’s certainly no secret that I was a strong Clinton supporter), and I don’t expect the spilling of ink to slow anytime soon. My Twitter feed has been full of posts about what … Continue reading U.S.-China Relations under Trump: A Reading Round-Up

Weekly Wanderings: Leftover Halloween Candy Edition

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▪ I think Halloween is a fun holiday. I haven’t dressed up in a long time, but I like seeing the costumes that people devise, and who doesn’t enjoy handing out candy to (mostly appreciative) children? As an adult, though, I haven’t lived anywhere with active trick-or-treating: I was either in grad student housing (Yale … Continue reading Weekly Wanderings: Leftover Halloween Candy Edition