Fallows to Discuss Book on China’s Aerospace Industry

Journalist and author James Fallows is coming to Louisville this week to discuss his new book, China Airborne. In the book, Fallows explores the growth of the Chinese aerospace industry, and its role in helping the country develop and modernize other areas of its economy. He says in many ways the growth is comparable to… Continue reading Fallows to Discuss Book on China’s Aerospace Industry

Age Restrictions Could Be Lifted on Plan B, Walmart Strives for Sustainability in China, Chief White Reflects on His Time With LMPD: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: Should the morning-after pill be available on drug store shelves, next to condoms and other over the counter birth control? Right now “Plan B” emergency contraception is not. To get it, women have to prove they’re at least 17 years old or have a doctor’s prescription. But today the Food and Drug Administration is… Continue reading Age Restrictions Could Be Lifted on Plan B, Walmart Strives for Sustainability in China, Chief White Reflects on His Time With LMPD: Today on Here and Now

Kentucky Trade Delegation Returns From China

In recent years, China has surpassed the United States in how much coal it burns for electricity. But China is also investing a lot of money in technology to burn the coal more cleanly. That’s the conclusions from a Kentucky trade delegation that just returned from a 10-day trip to Shanghai, Beijing and Inner Mongolia.… Continue reading Kentucky Trade Delegation Returns From China

Cleaner Coal Could Be Future of Energy, Says Renowned Journalist

Journalist James Fallows is in Louisville today to speak at the Kentucky Chamber’s annual meeting. Fallows is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and a former editor of U.S. News and World Report, and delivered a speech based on a recent article on the future of coal. Last December, The Atlantic ran Fallow’s piece “Dirty… Continue reading Cleaner Coal Could Be Future of Energy, Says Renowned Journalist

US-China Economic Relations Must Change to Prosper

A New York Times economic writer spoke in Louisville today about the codependent relationship between this country and China. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has details. (To listen to Peter Goodman’s entire talk, click on Listen to the Story.) Peter Goodman came to speak to the Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations. Goodman was previously The Washington Post’s… Continue reading US-China Economic Relations Must Change to Prosper

Daniels Returns From Asia Trip

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is back from his trade mission to Japan and China, but says it’s too soon to tell if the trip will result in more jobs coming to the Hoosier State. Daniels led a delegation of about 50 government and business leaders to the Far East. The group returned yesterday. The governor… Continue reading Daniels Returns From Asia Trip