January 26, 2015 / Untold Stories
Jessie Li
At the Guangzhou School for the Blind, the principal is seeking more diverse job training.
January 25, 2015 /
Sim Chi Yin, Ian Johnson
Living beneath Beijing's skyscrapers and residential blocks are an estimated 1 million migrant workers. Dubbed the "Rat Tribe", these low-wage workers make a home in windowless basement cubicles.
January 25, 2015 / Al Jazeera America
Sim Chi Yin, Ian Johnson
Former bomb shelters and dank basements are now home to hundreds of thousands of rural migrants seeking to forge a new life in China's booming capital.
October 25, 2014 / Religion & Ethics News Weekly
Fred de Sam Lazaro, Gary Marcuse, Shi Lihong
An unlikely partnership between religion and government may hold the answer to China's growing environmental crisis.
October 24, 2014 / Untold Stories
Gary Marcuse, Shi Lihong
The co-director of Sacred Mountain describes the diverse set of individuals and circumstances that led to this documentary on religion's role in meeting China's environmental challenges.
October 23, 2014
Gary Marcuse, Shi Lihong
The Chinese government and people, confronted with colossal environmental challenges, are turning to cultural traditions that under Communism had long been suppressed.
October 23, 2014 / Untold Stories
Emily Baumgaertner
Martin Palmer, founder of the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC), charts the inter-connectivity between environmentalism and religion in China. Audio of interview with Jon Sawyer.
October 20, 2014
Karim Chrobog, Lynn Hicks, Sharon Schmickle, Rodney White
How wasteful are we when it comes to our food? What is the China doing to feed its hungry and what role is the U.S. playing?
October 19, 2014 / Mother Jones
Kalyanee Mam
A deal between a Chinese hydro company and Cambodian power brokers has put the Areng Valley at risk. Can villagers and activists save it?
October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
"Locally grown," can be a hard sell when the Chinese government admits that nearly 20 percent of the nation's soils are polluted.
October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Global poultry genetics giant Hy-Line is positioning itself to have a greater role as China's egg industry moves from 10,000-hen farms to U.S.-style operations of 1 million birds or more.
October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
In the wake of scandals involving tainted milk, Chinese officials are pushing for U.S.-size dairy farms with thousands of cows. But consolidation has costs.
October 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
As millions of Chinese migrate to cities for jobs and labor becomes scarce, many smallholder farmers are deciding to rent their land to larger growers or pay others to plant and harvest their crops.

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