Posts tagged ‘Xi Jinping’

Santa’s 2014 Economic Naughty and Nice Lists



He’s making a list…because Santa’s a statistics wonk. He’s checking it twice…because Santa has more than enough time on his hands. He’s going to find out who’s naughty and nice…because Santa is evidently an adjunct of the NSA. Santa Claus is comin’ to town…and again this year…

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A One in a Billion (dollar) Friendship



To the rest of the country it may seem like strange bedfellows: a state in the heartland of America on a first name basis with the world’s second largest economy. But for the past 30 years that has been the case between Iowa and China. Since 1983, Iowa has been in a formal Sister State…

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