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For over three years, IAS officer Sumita Dawra was posted at the Indian mission in Beijing. During this period Dawra got to observe several aspects of the Chinese economy and society. The following is an excerpt from a book she wrote based on those observations. Being curious about the agricultural system in China, I got my […]

via An Indian bureaucrat is amazed by China’s ability to grow crops without soil — Quartz

The little known history of the United States of America

Related Posts:Black Yamacraw Indians – The Moors of AmericaA Moor and His Symbols!Chowtaw Indians of United States of America and the…Christopher Columbus started the Indian slave tradeThe paper genocide of American Indians

via How the American Indians became whites — Rasta Livewire

Que Pasa?

Learning a new language takes time. But according to US diplomatic training guides, there are many languages that Americans should be able to learn in under a year. The map below shows how long it takes to learn almost 70 different languages, estimated by the Foreign Service Institute, which teaches these languages to would-be or…

via The languages that take the most (and least) time to learn, per the US Foreign Service — Quartz

After getting the short-end of the stick

There are very few black and Latinx investors, with only 2 percent of investment team members at VC firms identifying as black and just 1 percent identifying as Latinx, according to the National Venture Capital Association. This is where HBCU.vc comes in. HBCU.vc, a pivot from HBCU to Startup, aims to diversify the white, male-dominated…

via HBCU.vc trains students become venture capitalists — TechCrunch

The hidden reason American minorities are so much more likely to have diabetes — Quartz

In 1982, in the little town of Afton, North Carolina, residents sat down in the street, blocking trucks filled with toxic soil from heading to a local dump. The predominantly black town had been chosen as a dump site for the soil, which was contaminated with polybrominated biphenyls, or PCBs. (The soil was dug out…

via The hidden reason American minorities are so much more likely to have diabetes — Quartz