Memories: Grandpa Tom and Dyla...

Jan 3, 2021 by

Grandpa Tom and Dylan It is not like I totally forgot how difficult it was to spend nonstop hours, day in and day out being a parent...

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Quality online learning is pos...

Dec 10, 2020 by

This article by Tom Watkins, Centric Learning’s Educational Advisor to China, was first published at The Detroit News. During...

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To Get Rich Is Glorious!

Oct 15, 2020 by

Tom Watkins – Advisor, Michigan-China Innovation Center As of last month, Zhong Shanshan, founder of the popular Chinese...

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Who Will Answer the Alarm?

Sep 21, 2020 by

Tom Watkins – Advisor, Michigan-China Innovation Center Writers can awaken a nation. The Spanish philosopher, essayist, poet,...

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The United States Is Changing ...

Aug 19, 2020 by

The United States Is Changing For The Better Biden’s picked Kamala Harris to be his political partner to help bring dignity and...

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“Blaming China” – A cynical pl...

Jul 28, 2020 by

Stay in your own lane. I note with interest that Rep. Beau LaFave (R-Iron Mountain) has called for reparations...

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Elections Matter: VOTE to Re-e...

Jul 11, 2020 by

By: Tom Watkins June 12, 2020 Clearly the upcoming November 2020 is a critical election: President Trump will be...

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Wake Up America!

Jul 1, 2020 by

By Tom Watkins – We have four months before the presidential election to wake up and vote for our collective futures. While...

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Real Change, Demands Real Chan...

Jun 2, 2020 by

Tom Watkins, education innovator and pioneer   The future of higher education has been given a wake-up call with the...

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China’s minority problem...

May 31, 2020 by

By Tom Watkins What happens in China does not stay in China. Everything and everybody is connected in today’s world. Neither China...

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2020: Invest In The American P...

May 20, 2020 by

Tom Watkins With just six months until the November Presidential election, a heavy fog of partisanship has already descended. And it...

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COVID-19 – Stimulus towards In...

Apr 29, 2020 by

Tom Watkins Is America  ready to safely escape the four walls of our home and get back to enjoying the world as it used to be? We all...

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President Trump’s Tyranny of S...

Apr 17, 2020 by

We have watched him through the 2016 Presidential campaign and election and now well into 3+ years of his presidency – comments and...

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Trump Breaks The China

Apr 15, 2020 by

The US, under President Trump has gone on overdrive to try to reset our nation’s geopolitical policies and direction with China. It...

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Covid-19 – Trump Can’t S...

Apr 14, 2020 by

A healthy society cannot be built on lies. Instead, it must be built on a foundation of truth, facts, morals and science. Yet, today...

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In the Age of COVID-19: Lesson...

Apr 10, 2020 by

With a death toll from the coronavirus reaching towards a possible May zenith, sheltering in place provides us with...

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Covid-19 in Rural Michigan/Ame...

Apr 6, 2020 by

By Tom Watkins  The focus of the coronavirus has been largely concentrated in densely-populated urban areas...

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The World Should Learn From Pr...

Apr 2, 2020 by

A crisis is a terrible thing to waste.  Seventeen years ago, again in China, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (Sars) swept over...

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Xenophobia And Cyber-Bullying

Apr 1, 2020 by

The destructive nature of misplaced blame has been hallmarks of the American political scene since the founding of our nation. Rather...

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Michigan’s Chinese/American Co...

Mar 28, 2020 by

There is nothing more American than fellow citizens volunteering to help out their neighbors in a time of need.   Greek...

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