Bag’s Take-Away:
A woman’s family transports her body after she leapt to her death in Yangji, China. The woman committed suicide in response to developers demolishing her home to make way for a stadium. 
With any form of capitalism comes the various forms of problems capitalism brings with it. China’s only PR hope is that these problems are solved before the West’s access to social issues in China becomes stronger. 
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(credit: Reuters caption: Xian, center, the husband of Li Jie’e, accompanied by his son Xiyong, right, pushes his wife’s body on a transport stretcher as another relative, left, burns incense in Yangji village on May 10, 2012.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

A woman’s family transports her body after she leapt to her death in Yangji, China. The woman committed suicide in response to developers demolishing her home to make way for a stadium.

With any form of capitalism comes the various forms of problems capitalism brings with it. China’s only PR hope is that these problems are solved before the West’s access to social issues in China becomes stronger.

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(credit: Reuters caption: Xian, center, the husband of Li Jie’e, accompanied by his son Xiyong, right, pushes his wife’s body on a transport stretcher as another relative, left, burns incense in Yangji village on May 10, 2012.)

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Bag’s Take-Away:

The World in Two Balconies: Emerging China, Declining Greece.

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(Credits: Photo 1, Aly Song/Reuters caption: A worker climbs a ladder next to a mannequin during the China International Wedding Expo in Shanghai February 15, 2012. The expo will allow exhibitors to highlight their products, high-level equipment and the world’s wedding photography trends, plus the exchange and trade between the domestic and overseas wedding industries; Photo 2, Panayiotis Tzamaros/Reuters caption: An employee of the Workers Housing Organization threatens to jump from the office where she worked because her wage has been cut and she and her husband were threatened with layoffs, in Athens February 15, 2012. Workers Housing Organization is a state owned company that is on the list of state entities that may be shut down to cut costs under the terms of the new 130-billion-euro ($170 billion) bailout agreement with the European Union and International Monetary Fund.)

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