Ted Fishman

'China, Inc'

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Veteran journalist who writes for the New York Times, USA Today and Harpers; author of China, Inc: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World and Shock of Gray: The Aging of the World's Population and How it Pits Young against Old, Child against Parent, Worker against Boss, Company against Rival, and Nation against Nation; former floor trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

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In France,  pension reform  has led to street demonstrations and occasional violence.

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The French senate today passed  pension reform  despite weeks of angry street demonstrations and occasional violence.

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