Monthly Archives: September 2013

HARD MEN FOR HARD TIMES IN TIBET

PROVINCIAL MINDS What the global diaspora of Tibetans seldom manage to do is to look at Tibet thru Chinese eyes, not only in Beijing’s eyes but also from the perspective of Lanzhou, Chengdu, Xining and Lhasa. Things look very different … Continue reading

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SEVEN DEADLY SINS IN TODAY’S CHINA

  URBAN TIBET UNDER XI JINPING’S NEW “MASS LINE” Blog 1 of 2 on ideologies and technologies of silencing Tibetans   In a secret internal directive to all 80 million members of the Chinese Communist Party, the CCP has made … Continue reading

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HOW DOES CHINA CONTROL LHASA?

HOW TO LIVE UNDER LOCKDOWN: URBAN TIBET IN CHINA’S HI-TECH GRID SYSTEM OF SURVEILLANCE AND BEHAVIOURAL COMPLIANCE Blog 2 0f 2   China’s agenda in Tibet explicitly requires Tibetans to state publicly, on the record, their gratefulness to the Chinese … Continue reading

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Spoiling Tibet: new book on mining Tibet

  Spoiling Tibet: China and Resource Nationalism on the Roof of the World by Gabriel Lafitte available now from Zed Books reviewed by Kerry Brown A few years ago, I was seated next to a professor of geology at Oxford University. We broached the subject of … Continue reading

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