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Living with Purpose

How to Live with Purpose in Chengdu

What you get out of life in Chengdu is determined by what you spend your time doing. Here are some pursuits that I’ve found meaningful in my years here.

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Uber in Chengdu

What Uber Means to Chengdu: More than Money

Uber is winning the hearts and minds of local drivers and passengers as municipal governments struggle to deal with the popular car-hailing app.

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Endangered Languages podcast

Podcast Ep. #9: Documenting An Endangered Language

We sit down with John Van Way, a University of Hawaii PhD candidate, to talk about his study of the endangered Sichuan-native Nyarong Minyag language.

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Little Emperors & Material Girls

Author Jemimah Steinfeld Talks China’s Generation Gap & Sex

I sat down with Jemimah Steinfeld, author of Little Emperors and Material Girls, to discuss China’s generation gaps and the youth culture of sex in China.

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Escaping Conformity in the US and China

In this latest installment of “Dispatches …” we look at conformity in the US and China, and how living abroad can give you the tools to deal with society’s demands at home

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