Category Archives: Ideology 思想

2008: The Populism of the Lower Social Strata and the Intellectuals 翻译摘要:底层与知识分子的民粹主义

The Populism of the Lower Social Strata and the Intellectuals By Tang Xiaobing 唐小兵 南风窗 4/2008 issue http://www.nfcmag.com/view-582.html Tang Xiaobing  唐小兵 a scholar at Shanghai’s East China Normal University  (http://college.usc.edu/faculty/faculty1008212.html ) in a recent issue of Nanfeng Chuan outlined the … Continue reading

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What Deng Really Said: Yellow Cats, Black Cats — Not White Cats, Black Cats!

White Cats are Usurpers. Deng Spoke of “Yellow Cats and Black Cats” What Deng really said:  “It doesn’t matter whether it is a yellow cat or a black cat, as long as it catches mice, it is a good cat.” … Continue reading

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2012: Singaporean Critique of Critique of People’s Daily: Stability Obsession Blocks Reform, Precipitates Crisis

Looking back,  many common threads can be seen in commentaries on China’s political and economic development and the obstacles to reform.  Here is one from 2012. Singapore Chinese Language Daily Critique of People’s Daily: Stability Obsession Blocks Reform, Precipitates Crisis … Continue reading

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2010: Interviews in Tibetan Yushu Following the 2010 Earthquake 翻译:“舞台–玉树采访手记”

 http://photo-zt.blogbus.com/logs/62691963.html  (link now disappeared) A Chinese blogger combined pictures of Yushu, a Tibetan area in China’s Qinghai Province, before the April 14, 2010 earthquake with  the article by Ai Mo艾墨 “The Stage” that appeared recently in Hong Kong’s Mingbao newspaper. … Continue reading

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Kong Lingping’s “Bloody Chronicles”: Lin Biao’s Flight and Aftermath

Another excerpt from my draft translation of Kong Lingping’s Bloody Chronicles 血纪 Section Two   The shock waves of September 13th During the historically unprecedented butchery of the Cultural Revolution, while terrible violence and terror enveloped the entire country, the Central … Continue reading

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General Liu Yazhou: Great Critics are Often Great Patriots

The Chinese Elections website at the Carter Center, which collects many enlightening articles from the Chinese press on its website, shared this recent WeChat public account posting by PLA National Defense University political commissar Liu Yahou.  Liu Yazhou is a … Continue reading

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New Chinese Communist Party Rap Video Promotes Honesty

Professor Jon Taylor in his Twitter feed noted the latest Chinese official rap video promulgated to enlighten the masses.  https://twitter.com/ProfJonTaylor/status/774581065411211264   The rap video begins with a country is like a big family. My Dad and Mom told me that loving … Continue reading

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