Xi Jinping has rewritten China’s history, but even he can’t predict its global future | Rana Mitter

Last week, Xi Jinping gave himself full Marx. The Chinese Communist party’s sixth plenum, a gathering of top political cadres, passed a resolution on “Certain Questions in the Party’s History”, in which Xi’s system of thought was defined as “Marxism for the 21st century”. Not only that, but that it also served as “the essence of the Chinese culture and China’s spirit”.

These are not terms that sound natural in English, but their significance is immense, because only two previous resolutions of this sort have ever been passed – in 1945 and 1981. The resolutions on party history

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Purdue University Global to celebrate First-Generation College Student Day with scholarship program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — To celebrate First-Generation College Student Day on Monday (Nov. 8), Purdue University Global will launch a scholarship program for its first-generation students.

“First-generation students make up almost half of the students at Purdue Global,” Chancellor Frank Dooley said. “We are proud to have them as part of our family and congratulate them for their achievement in pursuing a college education. We will continue to work to identify ways to support them.”

The inaugural recipients of the Purdue Global First-Generation College Student Scholarship will be announced Nov. 8, 2022. Honorees will receive $500 toward their Purdue Global

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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Gender and Global Governance

1. Background

a. Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Gender and Global Governance has been established to enable an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research in the field of gender and global governance, with a specialisation in feminist governance studies, feminist security studies, feminist international legal studies, or feminist international political economy under the supervision of Professor Laura Shepherd.

b. This scholarship is supported by Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be an Australia Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or an Australian Permanent Resident.

b. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer

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Global Indian Int’l School announces scholarship for Tokyo Olympians’ children | Education

Singapore-based Global Indian International School (GIIS) announced on Monday a special scholarship for the children of Indian sportspersons who represented their country at the recently-concluded Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The ‘GIIS Olympians Scholarship’ is a special gesture of thanks to the extraordinary sportspersons who represented the country at the highest sporting event this year, and showed pure determination and grit to carry the hopes of 1.3 billion Indians.

It will be offered to children of any member of Indian Olympic contingent – including the 7 medal winners as well as those who represented India in the games that concluded on

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Mielle Organics Welcomes 60 Scholarship Recipients to 2021 Global Certificate Program

The Global Beauty Brand Welcomes 60 scholarship recipients to their inaugural Global Certificate Program alongside Rutgers University and The Newark Business Hub

CHICAGO, June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Mielle Organics, the leading global, natural beauty brand, is pleased to announce the inaugural class of their 2021 Global Education and Entrepreneurship Program. Mielle alongside education partners Rutgers University and the Newark Business Hub welcome 60 participants into their program on a fully-funded scholarship. Among these scholarship recipients are Black women from the United States, Caribbean, Europe, and South Africa. As part of their pledge to provide

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World Bank Global Economic Prospects

Output to remain below pre-COVID trends despite robust rebound by US and China

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2021 — The global economy is expected to expand 5.6% in 2021, the fastest post-recession pace in 80 years, largely on strong rebounds from a few major economies. However, many emerging market and developing economies continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath, the World Bank says in its June 2021 Global Economic Prospects.

Despite the recovery, global output will be about 2% below pre-pandemic projections by the end of this year. Per capita income losses will not be unwound by 2022

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Vietnam Among 10 Non-English-Language Global Chart Debuts

The only title with a higher count of total video streams on this week’s chart is iTZY’s “In the Morning,” debuting at No. 22, while also starting No. 34 on the Billboard Global 200. The South Korean group’s song scored 26.1 million streams via video services and a total of 36.2 million streams outside the U.S. “Morning” opens the group’s new EP, Guess Who.

While “Morning” is one of this week’s 10 non-primarily-English Global Excl. U.S. chart debuts, it’s one of two that include English vocals as a secondary language. iTZY’s track combines Korean and English lyrics, while “Bzrp

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