[A redacted and edited version of this article was published in the China Daily] Nowhere is man freer than on the field of battle, where it is a matter of life and death, wrote Leo Tolstoy in War and Peace. One way of determining people’s morality is by observing their reactions during a crisis. Western audiences have offered three types of reactions to the recent virus … [Read more...] about An Outbreak of Sinophobia and Schadenfreude in the West
[Edit 2/20/2010] People do not remember now, but back in 2007 and 2008, Chinese toys companies were the butt of high profile highly politicized investigations for manufacturing unsafe toys; after formal investigation it turned out most of the recalls were due to fault of U.S. designers - not Chinese manufacturers. "Made in China" was under attack in the U.S. and a target of … [Read more...] about The U.S. witch hunt against Toyota, and a lesson for foreign corporations?