Everywhere we look, it’s China in the news. Talk about growing pains. China, get it together!
First, the head of the State Food and Drug Administration accepted upwards of $850 thousand dollars in bribes to approve drugs . He was sentenced to death (imagine if we did that here).
Next, it turns out Beijing officials pressured the World Bank to cover up a very dirty fact : smog in China kills hundreds of thousands of people every year.
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How has globalization affected you, for better or for worse?
Some conversation starters: drugs from Canada, AIDS in Africa, food from afar, and dare we say it? Wal-Mart.