Tag Archives: Shandong

Who Is Chen Guangcheng— A celebration of life on his 40th birthday


You already know the labels: the blind “barefoot” lawyer, the illegal house arrest, etc. Over the past days and weeks, I have come across writings about Chen Guangcheng, by journalists who covered him and by legal professionals who worked and … Continue reading

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Growing People Power – Netizens are changing China for the better


When I first arrived in China in 2007, the attitude of many of my Chinese friends was that the system was broken, but there was absolutely nothing they could do to fix it. I clearly remember chatting with a professor in Longzhou. … Continue reading

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Top Stories of the week 10/23-10/29


This week China’s central gov’t continued to urge the development of Chinese culture, which no one is entirely sure how to do (at the hospital I have heard several times that we need to promote our hospital’s culture). Sensing that … Continue reading

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