World

World views from Vancouver writers.

Japanese teen girls with superpowers

Unlike the bagel head "trend" awhile back, this one's the real deal: Japanese high school girls (and guys) have an online trend of performing "Makankousappou" ( often tweeted as...

Finger pointing in Richmond Chinese signage debate not constructive

Language rules on signage would not resolve the tensions that underlined the petition presented to Richmond City Council last week.

Two years after Japan's tsunami, time stands still

"Two years after the tsunami: families lost, time stands still," reads the headline on Japan's Asahi newspaper this morning, as the country marks the anniversary of the 9.0 magnitude...

Interview with Ethel Rosenberg's son on Bradley Manning trial makes waves on twitter

We follow the response to Massoud Hayoun's epic interview.

BC youth use their skills to promote social and environmental change around the world

BC youth’s leadership and creativity in creating social, economic, and environmental change globally is highlighted by the BC Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) as part of International...

China and US have the same problem: inequality

Inequality in China could heighten tensions between elites and the masses. These tensions could eventually turn into social unrest, political instability, and even revolution. Sound familiar America?