Monthly Archives: July 2017

2009: Xichang, Sichuan Eviction Protest Sign with Translation

Sign in photo translated below An eighty year-old woman protest at being evicted from her home. I asked if the police are unhappy about the sign. She said “Let them come! If they put me in jail they will have … Continue reading

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2009: Indictment of Tan Zuoren 谭做人 for Subversion

From a Chinese website, a photograph of the indictment of Tan Zuoren charged with subversion for talking about things that happened twenty years ago. One of the things mentioned in the indictment is encouraging people to give blood in remembrance … Continue reading

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Li Bifeng 李必丰: In a Country Like This, We Can Only Hibernate

Li Bifeng,  a Chinese poet imprisoned for his article about a 1989 worker protest.  He got another twelve year prison sentence in 2012 apparently for helping another Chinese writer, Liao Yiwu flee into exile.  Li was arrested three months after Liao … Continue reading

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2011: Comment from Woeser’s Invisible Tibet Blog on the Party’s United Front Work Department and Tibet

  转自唯色博客http://woeser.middle-way.net/2011/11/2011.html  Woeser’s Invisible Tibet Blog entry of November 24, 2011  Tibetan Affairs Revealed 2011 (some notes on Tibet work of the Chinese Communist Party’s United Front Work Department)  http://woeser.middle-way.net/2011/11/2011.html  http://tibetalk.com/bbs/index.php?all=1305432253  The Tibetan writer Woeser, in her blog entry of … Continue reading

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Chun Wong’s HK Film “Mad World” 《一念无明》

July 14, 2017 at the Museum of American History we saw the Hong Kong film “Mad World” 一念无明 by the Hong Kong first time director 28 year old Chun Wong. The film portrays a stockbroker with bipolar mental depression disorder … Continue reading

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Chinese Political Scientist on the PRC Military Command and Political Commissar System

 英文翻译摘要:《中华人民共和国政治制度》第11章 国家军事制 Summary translation of Chapter 11 The State Military System in Pu Zhiqiang’s The Political System of the People’s Republic of China Chapter 11 The State Military System Pages 369 – 392 of the Political System of the People’s … Continue reading

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Chairman Mao’s Poetry Classnotes Auctioned Off

Art Daily recently carried a story Rare handwritten notes by Chairman Mao of the utmost rarity on the international market “LONDON.- A remarkable collection of handwritten notes by Chairman Mao, of the utmost rarity on the international market, will be offered for … Continue reading

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