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Hope for the future

Margaret Bourke-White, Shock Brigadier, ca. 1931 (622.1994)

From 1930 through 1932 Margaret Bourke-White visited the U.S.S.R. to document the first Five Year Plan, a series of nationwide centralized plans to transition from an agricultural society to an industrial economy. 241 more words

Fans In A Flashbulb

How sustainable is China’s social security system?

Written by Matthias Stepan.

Social policy is one of the policy fields that remain firmly in the hands of the State Council. In the nearly four years of the Xi-Li Administration, China has made headway in this policy field: social policy programs, such as health insurance and old age pensions have reached nearly universal coverage; levels of social transfers and government subsidies have risen continuously. 1,327 more words


C / five year plan gone to hell

I did a five year plan, about five years ago. It turns out, I was wrong on almost every front.

Last week, I went through some stuff I had in storage with family friends in New Jersey. 636 more words


Where Will I Be In 5 Years?

One of the best parts about being single and twenty-four is not having to make any firm decisions. I can take a job, move, or a do some risky thing on a whim because at the end of the day I’m the only one who’s impacted by that choice. 535 more words


Speed Bumps in the Road

My week hasn’t gone the way that I planned.  It never does.  I need to remember to enjoy each day rather than always looking for the end result.   534 more words