Video — High Stakes Mating: Men v. Women

Are men without money no better than garbage?  Many Chinese women seem to think so, at least in this video.  With that opening salvo, the battle of the sexes is well and truly on as …

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Journalism 2.0: Microblogging the Lede

On February 9th, Wuhan Evening News published a story entitled “Young Mother Nurses 6-month Baby Into Cerebral Palsy,” that described a distraught mother who turned to infant formula to cure her child, based on the …

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Op-Ed: Bo Xilai Just a Sideshow

One of the most common shortcomings in U.S. thought on China is overgeneralization, the tendency to see diverse incidents as the concerted actions of a monolithic super state. In the case of Bo Xilai, however, …

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Is Aung San Suu Kyi Losing Her Shine?

Aung San Suu Kyi had near unanimous support among Chinese netizens, but could her latest move take that glow away? After over a decade under house arrest, the Burmese opposition party leader (and Nobel Peace …

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