Just as young people in Libya and Egypt, finding examples of self-determination outside their own country, have risen in revolt, so it seems that workers in China are realizing that
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The Hindustan Times, and other outlets are reporting another self immolation by Tibetans, protesting China’s heavy hand and the exile of the Dalai Lama.
Chinese security forces on Saturday fired into
Three Tibetan monks in central China set themselves on fire this weekend, raising to 15 the number of suicides in the last year by Buddhist clergy members protesting aspects of
Interesting blog post at New York Review of Books by Ian Johnson, on the recent Wukan resistance of Beijing rule. I’ve been following events from afar, with interest. What series
The headline that caught my attention in a small inside piece was this:
Beijing’s air quality center opens its doors to the public for the first time since its establishment in
The International Herald Tribune gave big coverage to the photo exhibit in Beijing, organized by the Asia Society in New York, about the connection between coal mining and global warming.
Apple is defending itself against a fresh barrage of criticism from Chinese environmental activists over alleged pollution by the manufacturers who make its iconic iPhones, iPads and other products.
I hope Nicholas Kristof’s enthusiasm has reason for being true, that the signs of progress he sees in high-rise office buildings in Calcutta are really matched by declines in infant
China’s Minster of the Environment posted an essay on the agency’s website Monday:
“In China’s thousands of years of civilization, the conflict between humankind and nature has never been as serious
“Jittery Chinese authorities wary of any domestic dissent staged a concerted show of force Sunday to squelch a mysterious online call for a “Jasmine Revolution” apparently modeled after pro-democracy demonstrations
Good column by Nick Kristof in the NY Times. He’s spent a lot of time in China, speaks Mandarin and still travels there.
My take is that China is going through
Anyone who felt a slight spark of hope when Secretary of Defense Gates announced belt tightening, budget cutting and the end of certain weapons programs at the Pentagon will see