Lucy Luo

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Fear the military with a timetable of its own

What happened Wednesday did not trigger an Asia-wide superpower war. Not quite.<p>When the United States deliberately flew two B-52 bombers over a group of contested islands between China and Japan to protest China's seizure of airspace above the islands, Beijing decided not to scramble fighter jets …

Let’s move the needle on corporate jargon

For this column, I decided to think outside the box while conducting a deep dive on a pressing issue in the corporate world that continues to undermine an employee's core competency: corporate jargon.<p>My goal is not only to get buy in from readers, but I want to move the needle on this discussion, …

As Egypt crushes protest, democracy becomes a dirty word

While all eyes were on Iran earlier this week, and the interim deal limiting its controversial nuclear program, another Middle East nation, Egypt, was launching its own controversial program to blow up most every public protest in the country.<p>Law 107 of 2013 was signed and issued on Sunday by …

Ontario’s $1.5-billion kindergarten hoax

Back in September, when school opened, Ontario's Liberal government made headlines with a good-news story. Its costly venture into full-day kindergarten was a complete success – the research said so! Kids with two years of full-day kindergarten showed measurably more cognitive and social progress …

Painted Palms - Forever

America’s next big rip-off: Cars are the next subprime crisis!

With financial firms now pushing strongly into auto loans, here’s how Congress is helping car dealers rip you off<p>If you have bad credit in America, you will have lots of trouble buying a house, securing a credit card or even getting a job. But it apparently won’t stop you from one very expensive …

Profiting off your student debt misery?: America’s little-discussed conflict-of-interest

How a raft of federally backed student loans could affect the government’s bottom line — and motivate new policies<p>Earlier this month, the Department of Education rolled out two major initiatives designed to help the millions of young Americans who have defaulted on their student loan debts, and …

Advocates decry Ottawa’s HIV strategy as China, B.C. cement partnership

B.C.'s partnership with China in the fight against HIV/AIDS highlights not only the progress being made overseas, but also the lack of foresight shown by the federal government at home, says an acclaimed B.C. researcher.<p>Julio Montaner, director of the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS …