Google pulls out of China over censorship.
International definition of "rule of law." If you read it, you will see how far China is from virtually every definition. I would say 99% of Chinese (including those in power) don't under stand what rule of law is in the abstract and how it functions in societies around the world.
An interview with the female face of the Umbrella Movement leadership.
Chinese diplomats and military personnel, it says, are colluding with corrupt Tanzanian officials and Chinese-led crime syndicates that send huge amounts of illegal ivory to China, reducing Tanzania’s elephant population by half.
Xi Jinping's Confucian window dressing.
The "church" has everything needed for a congregation; each night, there are bible readings and prayer meetings that welcome everyone. There are reports of some bibles having gone missing, however.
More art inspired by the Umbrella Movement, a lot of it not by professional artists.
This is using art to express what ordinary people think, feel, and hope for. Hong Kong is not an artistic desert, the society just did nothing to foster the artistic expression of its people. From the people come the artists who are highly gifted and who go on to become professional artists. But with no encouragement and acceptance of artistic expression, the development of grassroots art and professional artists is thwarted. Hong Kong people have awakened to the power of ar...Read more
Another one of the moneyed elite in Hong Kong who just don't get it!
Incredibly horrendous choice of analogy--likening HK voters to freed American slaves who had to wait 107 years for their legally granted voting rights to be guaranteed.
In Memoriam Leslie Cheung 1956-2003 Our Leslie, beautiful like a flower. I love you today and always-- a part of my heart beats for you alone, tonight a