The common western narrative is that China's government is oppressive and fear that its citizens would discover freedom and democracy through those websites. On the social-economic level, they imply that China's leadership lack confidence when dealing with the western world. The underlying message is that that those rich multi-billion corporations are somehow purveyor of … [Read more...] about Why did China ban Google? And why do the West try to shut down the Confucian Institute?
Xenophobia and myopia knows no bounds, especially in America's highly politicized and ideological and indoctrinating universities. This has now manifested itself in AAUP's call for American universities to end or modify their sponsoring of Confucius Institutes in the U.S. In a statement, the AAUP said: Globalization has brought new challenges for the protection of academic … [Read more...] about US professors urge Western universities to end ties to China’s Confucius Institutes