Yesterday, the U.S. marked the 50th anniversary of the "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom." It was in that event 50 years ago that King gave his famous "I have a Dream" speech. By most accounts, Obama's speech is well-delivered and well-received - albeit "not as good." It could not be, Obama would explain, “[b]ecause when you are talking about Dr. King’s speech at the … [Read more...] about Are The American and Chinese Dreams That Different – You Can’t Tell From Obama’s March on Washington Speech Yesterday
Mainlanders often feel exasperated by constant Western criticism, as if no matter what China does and no matter how much China accomplishes, it's never good enough in the eyes of Western nations. The poem "Chinese Grievances" (aka "What do you want from us?") expresses this feeling well. I think what's shared below will help us better understand this problem. … [Read more...] about (Letter) Where does China fit in the West's understanding of the world?