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Bei Dao’s “Proclamation” – The rallying cry of Tian’anmen Square


continued from “The Misty Poets: an introduction“ Like many China-watchers, I cannot tell you when the better part of my day became dedicated to blog-reading. Background to my everyday routine is the murmur of botched lawsuits, human rights violations, incompetent … Continue reading

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The biggest challenge facing China


This year a crowd of economists and social spectators have started to wonder aloud if 2012 will be the year China’s system collapses (to be fair, this is an annual tradition). This time they are pointing to mass incidents, economic … Continue reading

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China’s Vanished and Vanishing Memory – Part 2


…Continued from yesterday I have been wanting to write about my high school chemistry teacher, Mr. Huang, who died more than a decade ago. He was the best chemistry teacher in my school, but he was a wreck! Although extremely … Continue reading

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