Beijing is all aflutter over the liang hui, or 两会, right now. These are the simultaneous dual meetings of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. It'a all very exciting: Security goes up, Internet goes down, many inspiring speeches and news reports to reflect upon. Plus this journalistic tradition that I mentioned last year:
Honeybees contribute more than $15 billion to the U.S. economy. A short documentary considers how desperate beekeepers are trying to keep their hives alive.