In 2011 I took the dive to study Chinese and International Business for my undergraduate. Many people ask me “why did you study Chinese?” and my answer has always been “I really don’t know.” I didn’t put much thought into my future at 17 and I chose 10 courses, and I came out with Chinese […]Read more
The Western Perspective of China in Africa: Another Heart of Darkness in US Newspaper Reporting(Long Read)
1. Introduction The ‘dark continent’ is a metaphor used by Western perspectives to view Africans as a people who need to be civilized and modernized. Modern Western discourse of Africa is affected by the colonization era, and more recently, by the post-colonial economic development of the continent. (Jarosz, 1992). It was Golan (2008) that found […]Read more
Job Scams in China: How To Know You Are Being Scammed
Two years ago I was approached for a job in Beijing. I won’t say who it was from because quite frankly it isn’t worth my time to get into details. Okay it was a company called GI2C and they are sketchy as they come. At first it looked like a good position. A good salary for […]Read more
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