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Is there a moral crisis in Mainland China?

December 13th, 2008 88 comments

On my trip to Mainland China a couple of weeks ago, I happened to run into an old family friend who used to be my mom’s acupuncturist (who has since retired).  Despite having emigrated from the Mainland to the U.S. almost forty years ago, she still loves China – and has continually made her annual trip back to her home town for over three decades.  And this time – true to form, I saw her with 3-4 luggage in tow – full of gifts for her extended family and village friends. Read more…

(Letter) Some Chinese Satire: Sanlu Incident Provoked by International Anti-Chinese Imperialist Reactionaries!

September 28th, 2008 34 comments

A Mainlander uses the Made in China dairy scandal to spoof arguments commonly made by the Chinese government, fenqing, and other blindingly patriotic Mainlanders. Read more…