Lots of interesting news and punditry to pass along today. You can go to this link instead of scrolling down on the right to see some of the stories that I “share” through google reader.
The “Chongqing nail house” was destroyed. Here‘s some info on the settlement. Discussion on the media’s coverage of the story.
From CDT: China’s Trade Unions Maintain US Fast-food Chains Illegally Exploit Part-time Staff
From Danwei: Administrative fees or protection money?
Victor Shih has some thoughts on elite maneuvering before the Party Congress this fall.
Lots of stories about Wen’s visit to Japan, Thomas Friedman has a column about outsourcing in Kenya, another NYT story on Indian business, etc. etc….