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1997: Should Chinese Environmental Quality Reports No Longer Be Kept Secret?

I just ran across a translation I did twenty years ago — it is an interview in Sanlian Shenghuo Weekly with NPC Environment Committee Chair Qu Geping  曲格平 [China Vitae: http://www.chinavitae.com/biography/Qu_Geping%7C1685   %5D Interesting to meditate upon on how times have changed and … Continue reading

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Armed with Marxism, Chinese Science PhDs Strike Back

Science is a good thing!  科学是个好东西! Just like Democracy is a good thing!  民主是个好东西!Going back to May Fourth at least. Seeing ideological quotations in scientific journals does bring me back a ways.  I remember seeing boldfaced Mao quotes in medical … 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 Woteng: China Should Fill the Leadership Void Left by the United States

When I saw this article in the Chinese language edition of the Financial Times by independent scholar Li Woteng   黎蜗藤,  it made be think of the interview that former U.S. Embassy Beijing Chargé d’affaires David Rank had on the PBS … Continue reading

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1998 PRC Environment Book “Deep Concerns” by Zheng Yisheng and Qian Yihong Translation Summary

The 1998 book by Zheng Yisheng and Qian Yihong, economists at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, made a deep impression on me twenty years ago when I worked in the Environment, Science and Technology section of U.S. Embassy Beijing. … Continue reading

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最近买的关于中国环境,法律与人权的书

最近纽约时报登了社评“为了了解中国,看他的法律的背后”描写美国法律教授Norman Page 在上海教比较法律课。我把那篇文章放在最后面。 网络上在 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/01/opinion/to-understand-china-look-behind-its-laws.html?_r=1&ref=opinion Yesterday at a book shop in Chengdu, the Xinhua Wenxuan near Chunxi Lu, I bought several law related books that I thought I thought I would mention on the development of Chinese law and international comparisons.   … Continue reading

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2008: China’s Electric Power Development Path Needs to Bear Our Grandchildren in Mind

中国电力发展要给子孙留条活路 http://www.315wqchina.com/newsDetail.asp?id=820 China’s Electric Power Development Path Needs to Bear Our Grandchildren in Mind March 24, 2008 By Sun Xiangfang, a Xinhua Press Agency journalist who has followed the PRC electric power industry for ten years. Summary: The director of the … Continue reading

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