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  • China’s Hukou System Furthers Its Educational Inequality

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    China operates a household registration system, the hukou, which is often times bewildering to foreigners. As outsiders, we often assume that freedom of movement within our country of citizenship is sacrosanct. Domestic migrants in China, however, pay a high price. The recent Economist article about China’s unequal hukou  system was correct in […]

  • Grand Study Hall, New York Public Library

    Studying Abroad in Times of the Globalized Labor Market

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    As the genesis of every nation’s economic and cultural development, education apropos higher education, is essential thus the investment as much as financial and social is ever-growing. Fundamentally, the rise and fall of a state’s policy regardless of the politics always goes back to the roots and is attributed to […]

  • Rural road in Tamesis Antioquia

    Turning to Localization instead of Globalization

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    I grew up in a time when the barriers between developed countries and developing countries started becoming permeable. Windows opened and I could peek into life in other latitudes.  As I learned about lives of people in other places, I absorbed the message that development meant I should aspire to […]