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Emily Conrad
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Global Citizen with an Insatiable Appetite for Information and Books
Global Citizen with an Insatiable Appetite for Information and Books

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"In the S.C. State House elections in 2014, only 31 of the 124 races featured a choice between a Republican and a Democrat. Moreover, every one of the 111 incumbents on the general ballot was re-elected."

How did South Carolina politics reach this dismal condition, without electoral competition? How can we fix it?

#southcarolina #politics #localpolitics #election #election2016  

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What does China want? After a few months here at Tsinghua in Beijing, I have a few thoughts... Enjoy my newest article published on Fits! #China #internationalrelations #Beijing  

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How will China's Victory Day military parade earlier this month affect President Xi Jinping's visit this week to the United States? Read my take in my first article written from Beijing, the capital of the Middle Kingdom! #china #victoryday #xijinping #beijing #military #militaryparade

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China, Book 4
China, Book 4 Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China “Owing to the extensive use of machinery and to division of
labour, the work of the proletarians has lost all individual character, and,
consequently, all charm for the workman. He become...

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When I was first approached to write an article on South Carolina's rural poverty (often displaying developing world characteristics), I was surprised by the dearth of information and scholarly approaches to this subject. I hope that my article will help expose an issue that needs to be exposed and spark an ongoing dialogue. #SouthCarolina #poverty #developingworld  

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Where is the euro headed? This has been the central question in European economics and business since I first studied in Spain in 2011. I hope that you enjoy the perspective presented in my most recent article, "The German Way Or No Way? The Crisis Of The Euro." #euro #eurocrisis #Germany

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Africa, Book 4
Africa, Book 4 Africa’s World War “I’d like to tell
you about a country where 5.4 million people are estimated to have died since
1998 – a number of almost “Holocaustic” proportions.  The bloody conflict
responsible for so many causalities may surprise some...

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Take a look at my newest Op-Ed about the Trans-Pacific partnership, human rights, and America's role in the world: #TPP #trade #internationaltrade #humanrights  

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Please read my latest Op-Ed about the refugee community in Spartanburg! In my opinion, the politicization of these marginalized people by our elected officials is inexcusable. If you agree, I hope that you will share this article with your friends and family. Thank you. #refugee #politicsasusual
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