Monthly Archives: April 2014

TIBET AS A BRANDNAME OF CHINA Inc

CREATING “CHINA’S TIBET” Have you ever wondered at the persistent coupling of Tibet with the possessive prefix China’s? China’s Tibet is obsessively used to claim possession, since that claim is so clearly contested. China never talks of China’s Xinjiang, or … Continue reading

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LAND OF TIBET/TIBETAN LAND part one

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF THE TIBETAN PLATEAU, AS INHABITED, USEFUL AND PRODUCTIVE LAND? FIRST OF TWO BLOGPOSTS ON WHAT MAY HAPPEN SOON TO TIBET   Mining and land rights of communities directly affected by mining are fraught topics worldwide, … Continue reading

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LAND OF TIBET/TIBETAN LAND part two

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF THE TIBETAN PLATEAU, AS INHABITED, USEFUL AND PRODUCTIVE LAND? SECOND OF TWO BLOGPOSTS ON WHAT MAY HAPPEN SOON TO TIBET WHAT DIRECTION IS THE WORLD TAKING? China is at odds with the world trend. Currently, … Continue reading

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