Monthly Archives: October 2011

It’s All Relativity: Murky Connections and Guilt by Association

Just when you thought the Chen Guangcheng situation was coming to a head, things got weird. ‘Black-buddy-comedy’ style weird. In fact, I think they should make a movie about it. The ramifications for the producers go much further than pissing … Continue reading

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What caused the Wang Yue tragedy? Depends who you ask.

For those of you who have somehow managed to miss it, a recent tragic accident in Foshan, Guangdong province has prompted a round of soul searching within China. On October 13, A two year old girl named Wang Yue was … Continue reading

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Separation of Powers? The dragon doesn’t believe it exists.

Many China watchers, myself included, tend to think that if it were at all possible to isolate the single largest problem afflicting Chinese politics, it would be the lack of a separation of powers. It seems pretty clear that without … Continue reading

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