The investigative report they had been working on for the better part of a year, which detailed the hidden financial ties between one of the wealthiest men in China and … Continue Reading Bloomberg News sells its credibility to the Chinese
The Sunday Morning Post can now reveal Snowden’s claims that the NSA is: Extensive hacking of major telecommunication companies in China to access text messages Sustained attacks on network backbones at Tsinghua University, … Continue Reading Edward Snowden exposed
Before the birth of the Antichrist (a female, striking a blow for women) pushes Edward Snowden from the national consciousness, let’s revisit Edward Snowden’s judgement. “Whether it was youthful naïveté … Continue Reading Lest we forget
Writing for Foreign Policy, Gordon G. Chang predicts the collapse of the Communist Party in China. Let’s hope he’s right. At a time when crucial challenges mount, the Communist Party … Continue Reading A most optimistic prediction for 2012
Maureen Dowd skewers Bob Dylan for capitulating to the Chinese government as it engages in a merciless crackdown of artists and dissidents. Renowned architect Ai Weiwei, responsible for the Bird’s … Continue Reading I am a lonesome sellout
Neither President Barack Obama nor Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has singled out China for public criticism over the latest wave of arrests, though both have said that they always … Continue Reading Wouldn’t want to offend China
I’ll never understand artists who suck up to Communists. [Pianist] Lang [Liang] played a Chinese household song called “My Motherland” at the function to welcome President Hu Jintao. It was … Continue Reading Propagandart
The creditor’s en route for a visit and the predictable, nonpartisan ass-kissing is already underway.
China has detained several dissidents ahead of the president’s visit, and it’ll be interesting to see if he takes note. His silence on human rights abuses has disappointed. (Commenters, please … Continue Reading when will obama speak out on human rights?
Propaganda prevails, and China gloats: The Games exposed billions of global viewers to the Middle Kingdom and its culture, furthering its “soft power” ambitions. It displayed impressive preparation and management … Continue Reading the real legacy of the beijing olympics
That’s our Bush.
The *opening ceremony was compelling propaganda, writes Sacha Zimmerman, though the U.S. team didn’t leave much of an impression: (T)he Ralph Lauren-clad Americans came marching along looking for all the … Continue Reading whatever happened to dan and dave?
Interesting bit of channel-flipping after work last night. On one, I watched a report on the plight of Buddha’s noble, peaceful warriors. In Tibet, and less directly, in Burma, the … Continue Reading rooting against the americans
French President Nicolas Sarkozy says he may not attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics if China continues its brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters in Tibet. “Our Chinese friends must … Continue Reading don’t go, sarko
China’s crackdown in Tibet won’t stop Bush from attending the Beijing Olympics. Apparently even a statement condemning the government’s brutal suppression of human rights is too much to ask. Presidential … Continue Reading hu, you’re doing a heck of a job