Archive for January, 2017

Propaganda With a Millennial Twist Pops Up in China

Sunday, January 1st, 2017:

The fruits of his campaign are popping up online. In addition to a more aggressive effort to stamp out criticism and amplify support on social media, the party has invested millions in animated videos that cast Mr. Xi as a compassionate champion of Chinese workers. Scholars have delivered TED-style talks that rail against Western imperialism. Hip-hop songs pay homage to party history and warn of America’s efforts to topple the Chinese government. Photo Rao Jin, 31, who runs a company in Beijing that offers a mix of commentary on global affairs and patriotic educational videos. “A lot of Chinese people […] Read More →

CrossContinental Relief Fund for Nepal Improves the Lives of…

Sunday, January 1st, 2017:

CrossContinental Relief Fund for Earthquake Victims in Nepal I used your name because I want to send the money through Cross-Continental Solutions to get to Nepal. I know you [CrossContinental] will get it to the place it needs to be! Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 29, 2016 Since Cross-Continental Solutions was founded to offer cross-cultural educational programs, Nepal has been a favorite destination for its international volunteers. When the powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated the country of Nepal in 2015, past volunteers helped create the CrossContinental relief fund for Nepal. Since then, both short term and long term relief efforts […] Read More →

Governor General urges Canadians to make Canada 'even better' in 2017

Sunday, January 1st, 2017:

Canada should mark its 150th anniversary in 2017 by celebrating its diversity and working to achieve reconciliation with Aboriginal Peoples, Gov. Gen. David Johnston said in his New Year’s message.  “One hundred and fifty years ago we began a great experiment. We called it Canada,” Johnston said.  “And while not perfect, our Canadian experiment continues. This year, I believe our legacy will be to innovate, to improve upon our inheritance, to make this country even better. We’re so fortunate to live in Canada, but there’s so much more to do.” Johnston’s term is up in September, but how his replacement […] Read More →

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