Hidden Tax on Humanity

Chapter 4. The China Connection

Draft of March 20, 2018 Word count: 8,106 Chapter 4. The China Connection In January and again in March 2000, I traveled to China to launch an education-centric business model designed to provide an exclusive Internet portal into China for education. The initial reach was 235 million schoolchildren, their families and their communities. Nokia committed $150 million with another $100…

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Lessons Learned from the Crisis in Charlottesville

— by James M. (“Mel”) Rockefeller with Jeff Gates, 28th August 2017 More than a half-century ago, my father Nelson Rockefeller, then serving his first of four terms as Governor of New York (1959-1973), saw that education would be democracy’s “last line of defense” against those he described as sharing a “tireless genius for crisis.” The August 12th crisis in…

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