Monthly Archives: June 2015

THE GREATEST CLIMATE CHANGE MOVIE EVER

RIVER ROAD Two brothers set off on the road, the road home, leaving behind the school and its insistent rote learning of modernity. The road is the river bed, bereft of water and vegetation, a flat sandy bed along which … Continue reading

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UBER COOL TIBETANS

A-LIST TIBETANS OF BEIJING China, at official level, lacks confidence, sees dangers and conspiracies everywhere, feels compelled to control who can say what. But now a new generation, who are confident and relaxed, are reaching out for new experiences, transcending … Continue reading

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GRASSLAND CATHEDRALS OF TIBET

At the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in New Delhi, launching the new report on Tibetan nomads, http://www.tchrd.org/2015/05/wasted-lives-new-report-offer-fresh-insights-on-travails-of-tibetan-nomads/ Tibetan Centre for Human Rights & Democracy Director Tsering Tsomo said: “You cannot step onto the same pasture twice, as Heraclitus might have said … Continue reading

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MELAMINE, MILK AND ASHES

NORTSE: Tibetan art amid creative destruction Wherever you go on the streets of Hong Kong, one product is thrust under your gaze everywhere, from almost every shopfront, whatever its main line of business: tins of powdered milk. China has discovered … Continue reading

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