what it means to be ‘liberal’ or ‘conservative’

What it Means to Be ‘Liberal’ or ‘Conservative’ in China Putting the country’s most significant political divide in context. By Taisu Zhang April 24, 2015 – 2:17 pm When Harvard researcher Jennifer Pan and MIT researcher Yiqing Xu posted a widely cited new paper, “China’s Ideological Spectrum” on April 12, it marked the first time… Continue reading what it means to be ‘liberal’ or ‘conservative’

an interesting piece about teaching ‘Western Values’

Teaching ‘Western Values’ in China By DANIEL A. BELLAPRIL 16, 2015 Photo CreditMartina Paukova Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Email Share Tweet Save More Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main storyContinue reading the main story This story is included with an NYT Opinion subscription. Learn more » Continue reading the… Continue reading an interesting piece about teaching ‘Western Values’

a thougtful piece by a retiring Pulitzer-winning journalist about revulsion for iedology

The Things I Carried Back By JOHN F. BURNSAPRIL 11, 2015 Photo John Fischer Burns, senior New York Times correspondent, in Baghdad in 2003. CreditAshley Gilbertson for The New York Times Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main storyShare This Continue reading the main storyContinue reading the main storyContinue reading the main storyThis… Continue reading a thougtful piece by a retiring Pulitzer-winning journalist about revulsion for iedology

The cruel treatment to feminists in China

ASIA PACIFIC Taking Feminist Battle to China’s Streets, and Landing in Jail By ANDREW JACOBSAPRIL 5, 2015 Photo Wei Tingting, right, outside a court in Beijing where the first case in China involving so-called conversion therapy was being held in July. Ms. Wei is one of five women’s rights activists sitting in jail, accused of… Continue reading The cruel treatment to feminists in China

Another response to Shambaugh’s article – an outstanding one focusing on the economy

[C-POL] 150331 (Matthews Asia/Rothman) The Coming Chinese Crackup? (in response to Shambaugh’s WSJ op-ed) Inbox x Don KEYSER <dwkeyser> 2 Apr (3 days ago) to CHINAPOL Andy Rothman, a U.S. diplomat focused on China through the 1990s, worked after 2000 as a China macroeconomic analyst/investment analyst for CLSA and now Matthews Asia. The following piece,… Continue reading Another response to Shambaugh’s article – an outstanding one focusing on the economy