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Earlier this month, the New York Times published an essay by Dr. Xu Zhiyong (许志永) titled Tibet Is Burning. It was a pared-down version of the following translation that I did. Dr. Xu is the founder of Gongmeng (公盟), or Open … Continue reading

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While we’re on the issue of sovereignty, let’s talk about Tibet

The other day, I highlighted China’s argument for why it should be considered the rightful owner of the Diaoyu Islands – in short: Military aggression should not be rewarded with new territorial claims Treaties signed under duress should not be … Continue reading

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Out of control gov’t official abuses power – a very generic post

On return from more than a week on the road, I caught up with my China news and found it all to be a bit…predictable. In response I’ve created the following template that seems to exist somewhere to save all … Continue reading

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