Wei: Haiti doesn’t want shoes

February 22, 2010 • 4
Last week, I dropped by Sterling Memorial Library to return a Borrow Direct book. As I walked up to the circulation desk, I noticed a large cardboard box. Inside were two pairs of shoes, neatly packed in a plastic bag. Supported by the Yale Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Yale African American Affinity Group, »

Wei: More promise to live up to

October 1, 2009 • 0
Today the Chinese are celebrating the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The Chinese Communist Party has much to boast of: three decades of economic growth, 400 million Chinese brought out of extreme poverty and high rates of literacy in what was once a peasant nation. But China’s rise as »