a very interesting piece on Taiwan by a friend Nick Frisch

How China Lost Taiwan By NICK FRISCH JAN. 27, 2016 Continue reading the main story Share This PageContinue reading the main story Share Tweet Email More Save Inside Photo Tsai Ing-wen won a crushing election victory on Jan. 16 by getting surrogates to fire up the base. Credit Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Advertisement Continue reading the… Continue reading a very interesting piece on Taiwan by a friend Nick Frisch

Xi’s China – an excellent piece by Ian Johnson

http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2015/nov/24/xi-china-illusion-of-change/ Xi’s China: The Illusion of Change Ian Johnson SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg/Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping in Manila, Philippines, November 18, 2015 Xi Jinping is often described as China’s most powerful leader in decades, perhaps even since Mao. He has been credited—if sometimes grudgingly—with pursuing a vigorous foreign policy, economic reforms, and a historic crackdown… Continue reading Xi’s China – an excellent piece by Ian Johnson

the miracle baby

since there’s been so much talk about China’s ending of the One Child Policy, I attach here an old story I wrote about how an aborted baby managed to survive. This_baby_could_change_the_world.pdf