If you look closely at the stream of information emanating from China, some of it looks suspiciously “complacent”, which is to say, looks like PR spin. Where is the critical view, where the alternative, competing views? Newspapers speak of the
The following OpEd piece is reproduced in its entirety from the August 20, 2010 issue of The China Daily. This opinion by a senior editor of the “national English-language newspaper” may be read as a reflection on Chinese environmental sensitivity.
Françoise and I spent Monday with Elise and Liam. We played soccer, spent a long time on the swings, played under the hose and… helped Elise with her walking. The following is a first for me and you will probably
Today’s note is inspired by a Google photosearch for an image to illustrate the word “commons”. The idea of a commons implies both freedom and its opposite. As we use the word, a commons is a place where the representatives