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This is a little supplement to the day before yesterday’s post, which might reinforce the content of that article. The human rights lawyer, Yu Wensheng, is one of a few in the PRC who will accept harassment, persecution, and incarceration, … Continue reading
Western hypocrisy has never waned and at a point in time when an almost peerless moron holds the highest office in the US of A, that hypocrisy is accompanied by existential threats to all and sundry no matter who, or … Continue reading
Still in East Asia and before returning to Europe I have decided to throw in a “flow of consciousness” post and, even if it might be tempered by a background and plan of sorts, there will be no real thesis … Continue reading
“Wùwàngguóchǐ“, or for the non-Chinese speakers, “never forget national humiliation” was originally coined in response to the ‘Mukden Incident’ and the resultant Japanese aggression in Manchuria. Fifteen to twenty million Chinese were to ultimately die in World War II and … Continue reading
Politicians pursuing their own personal interests when they make political decisions is hardly novel. For instance, Dick Cheney, who shows no remorse for his crimes when he says that “he would torture prisoners again”, is just one example. His role … Continue reading
The book was bought in Foyles today; ‘Never Forget National Humiliation’ and with the pigs pigging it in Capitalism’s temples from Beijing to Bicester Village, Vancouver to Venice, Shanghai to St Moritz, the evidence would appear to suggest that “Wuwang … Continue reading
It was a worthwhile read and Lousia Lim’s book ‘The People’s Republic of Amnesia’, which was mentioned in the blog’s previous post, has now been given the required dose of cognitive processing. The mention towards the end of the book … Continue reading