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Author Archives: Tina Polito
Shuttling among farms, mines and prison camps, he said, he was beaten…and placed in a coffinlike concrete case. He lost 75 pounds before he was released in 1979 when he was 42, three years after Mao’s death. –Harry Wu, Who … Continue reading
The flowers that bloom in the spring, Tra la, Breathe promise of merry sunshine– As we merrily dance and we sing, Tra la, We welcome the hope that they bring, Of a summer of roses and wine, Of a summer … Continue reading
So, I’m at the skincare counter of a local department store the other day chatting with Alice, my favorite makeup / make-over miracle-worker, and she says: “Hey, what’s happening with the blog?” Seriously? She remembers it? After hibernating in my … Continue reading
This blog began on December 31, 2010, with a silly-sounding name: China Ate My Jeans. The idea for the name came from my days as an elementary school teacher. Kids would come up with the most outrageous excuses for not turning in … Continue reading
Arguably the most intriguing business story of the last month has been taking place back in San Francisco, where a group of US developers is planning the biggest real estate expansion there since the 1906 earthquake. The group–which includes Lennar … Continue reading
I cannot live without books. –Thomas Jefferson, Letter to John Adams (June 10, 1815) My family’s Oregon-grown tree still sits in a bucket of water outside. There are gifts to wrap, a college-kid to pick up, a Christmas Eve menu … Continue reading
Mr. McGuire: I want to say one word to you. Just one word. Benjamin: Yes, sir. Mr. McGuire: Are you listening? Benjamin: Yes, I am. Mr. McGuire: Plastics. –”The Graduate,” 1967 If you need to buy Christmas gifts for the … Continue reading
Haul out the holly; Put up the tree before my spirit falls again. Fill up the stocking, I may be rushing things, but deck the halls again now. For we need a little Christmas Right this very minute, Candles in … Continue reading
More than 500 people have died in Bangladesh factory fires since 2006, according to estimates by labor groups…Authorities have begun to review the nation’s 5,000 registered garment factories… As foreign retailers slash prices to attract shoppers, Bangladeshi factories have to … Continue reading
An AP reporter searching the Bangladeshi factory where more than a hundred people died in a fire over the weekend found shorts from Wal-Mart’s Faded Glory brand…as well as Sean Combs’s ENYCE line. They also found books listing Wal-Mart, Disney, … Continue reading