Tag Archives: Chinese

2022: China Protests and Retribution

This poem which appeared at Tsinghua University is circulating online in China. Many dots are added around the Chinese characters, apparently to frustrate the character recognition software that online censors used to scrub the Chinese networks clean. I found the … Continue reading

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2022 Jiang Zemin: Architect of Russia-China Friendship

I have been trying out the new DeepL machine translation Chrome extension on my Chrome browser to read some Russian websites. I studied only a year of Russian twenty years ago which I have since forgotten so I am dependent … Continue reading

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PRC Taiwan Office Liu Jieyi: Party’s Strategy for Taiwan Issue in the New Era

This article appeared on the Aisixiang website on December 1, 2022. You can view the Aisixiang website machine-translated into English via Google Translate. You can click through to articles if you like and those articles will also be translated. Be … Continue reading

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2018 Foundations of the DARPA Model’s Effectiveness: Lessons for China’s Military S&T II

This second in a series of what might be called “love letters to DARPA” written by Chinese scholars looking for lessons that can be used to argue for reform in the Chinese science and technology system and in particular the … Continue reading

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Behind PRC Vaccine Import Reluctance: Bioweapon Anxiety?

One of the most striking aspects of the global vaccine response to COVID (once on stops to wonder at it) is how compartmented it is. Why Do Vaccine Blocs Resemble Military Blocs? The vaccine bloc picture resembles George Orwell’s novel … Continue reading

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2021: Teaching “Leadership of the Communist Party” I

During my decade working in China reading materials meant for a Chinese audience was a great help in my work. Attending some meetings deemed international (if one foreigner was allowed to attend, it was classified as an international meeting) I … Continue reading

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Mao Zedong and the “Comprehensive Mirror to Aid in Governance” 《資治通鑒》

Advice from Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping to U.S. President Joseph Biden at the November 14, 2022  G20 leaders’ summit in Bali, Indonesia according to PRC state media: BEIJING, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping said … Continue reading

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2022: Focus Development on People, Not the West

Hu Xuefeng, Director of Wuhan University Chinese Rural Governance Research Center, suggests shifting the policy focus of “Develop the West” to a policy of “Develop the People”. He outlines the shortcomings and waste of the Develop the West policy and … Continue reading

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2021: Chinese Baseball History

Back in the mid 1970s I was astonished to see a photo of inter collegiate baseball competition in China Pictorial, one of the magazines that Radio Peking used to send me from time to time since I had written to … Continue reading

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