Tea Leaf Nation Has Moved!

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Dearest readers, Tea Leaf Nation has moved! You can find our signature articles featuring grassroots trends, media analysis, and censorship news at the Tea Leaf Nation channel at Foreign Policy magazine. After joining forces with …

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American History, Through Chinese Eyes

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White male privilege, genocide against Native Americans, slavery and subsequent racial oppression, exploitation of immigrants and laborers, repression of women and homosexuals, and environmental destruction — teaching American cultural history through a post-modern lens is …

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Can Animation Cure What Ails the Chinese Movie Industry?


“Gold rush.” “1920s Hollywood.” “Faster than a speeding bullet.” These are a few ways that film professionals have described China’s booming movie industry. China’s film market, the second-largest in the world, grossed roughly US$2.7 billion in 2012, a 37% increase over 2011 revenues,  leading …

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