Monthly Archives: July 2017

MAKING SINCERITY MANDATORY

THE CHINA DREAM OF PERFECT SURVEILLANCE AND CORRECTION OF ALL CITIZEN BEHAVIOUR BLOG 1 OF 4 ON CHINA’S NEW REGIME OF REWARD AND PUNISHMENT As a rapidly rich China seeks perfection, old Confucian norms slide quietly into Communist Party goals … Continue reading

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TIBET AS LABORATORY OF THE SURVEILLANCE STATE

            ALIBABA & CRONY CAPITALISM: CONFLATING STATE AND CORPORATE POWER BLOG 2 OF 4 ON CHINA’S NEW REGIME OF REWARD AND PUNISHMENT In China, big data already looms large. Jack Ma’s Alibaba does not face … Continue reading

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CHINA’S NEW LEXICON OF SURVEILLANCE & REPRESSION

LEARN FROM TIBET BLOG 3 OF 4 ON CHINA’S NEW REGIME OF REWARD AND PUNISHMENT  IN TIBET As China has become richer, punishment and repression are no longer the only options for taming Tibet. The other end of the scale … Continue reading

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XI JINPING’S RISE: TOP-LEVEL DESIGN & TIBETAN FALL

BLOG 4 OF 4 ON CHINA’S NEW SURVEILLANCE STATE CLASSIFYING TIBETANS AS CRIMINAL TRIBES GARBAGE IN, GARBAGE OUT China is far from being a country of laws, a rules-based order, despite the insistent propaganda issued by China’s tutelary state.  Many … Continue reading

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RUBBER STAMPING CHINA’S TIBET

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has dutifully rubber-stamped China’s application to declare a further 60,000 sq. kms of the Tibetan Plateau to be branded with World Heritage status. Politics has trumped facts on the ground, inconvenient facts such as China’s removal … Continue reading

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