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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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2003: Instant Messaging at the Time of SARS — Sarcasm and the Leadership

Instant Messages at the Time of SARS —  Sarcasm and the Leadership Cell phone messaging relayed much information and misinformation throughout China during the 2002 – 2003 SARS epidemic . The government found that sarcastic attacks on government officials spread very … Continue reading

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2010: Ran Yunfei — “How I Lived My Life in the Year 2010”

I translated this 2010 online article by Chengdu writer Ran Yunfei 冉云飞 when I lived in Chengdu. Ran Yunfei’s writing cover a wide range of topics in literature, history, education and society. While he avoids direct commentary on Chinese politics, … 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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2008: Zhang Boshu: The Way to Resolve the Tibet Issue

Zhang Boshu: The Way to Resolve the Tibet Issue 张博树:西藏问题的根本出路 (Brief introduction of the author) Zhang Boshu 张博树 was born in Beijing in 1955. He received an MA in economics from Zhongguo Renmin Daxue in 1982 and in 1985 passed … Continue reading

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A Model Communist Murders His Wife: Kong Lingping’s “Bloody Chronicle”

Another excerpt from my draft translation of Kong Lingping’s Bloody Chronicles 血纪 You can find other excerpts in the column at right or by typing Kong Lingping in the blog search box. (3) The model communist Zhang Jianbo In 1969, a discipline … Continue reading

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Bai Juyi’s Zen Poem ‘Flowers are not Flowers’

A Zen poem by Bai Juyi 白居易 aka “The Hermit of Xiangshan”   香山居士 Flowers are not Flowers    Flowers are not flowers Mists are not mists. Like shadowy appearances coming at midnight And leaving at first light They come like … Continue reading

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