WHY ARE CHINA’S INTELLECTUALS DEAF TO THE PAIN OF THE TIBETANS? 1 of 3

A SERIES OF THREE BLOGS ON CHINA’S LEADING INTELLECTUALS AND THEIR SELF-REFERENTIAL WORLD   ONE: THE ENDURING APPEAL OF ESSENTIAL CHINESENESS   Many Tibetans, whether in or beyond Tibet, take whatever opportunity that arises to engage with educated Chinese, in the hope of sparking dialogue, even a meeting of minds. The results are usually disappointing. […]

WHY ARE CHINA’S INTELLECTUALS DEAF TO THE PAIN OF THE TIBETANS? 2 of 3

A SERIES OF BLOGS ON CHINA’S LEADING INTELLECTUALS AND THEIR SELF-REFERENTIAL WORLD TWO:                 THE DISSIDENT LIBERAL LEFTIST WANG HUI: FRIEND OF TIBETAN HYDRO DAM PROTESTERS   Not all Chinese intellectuals belong to the party-state establishment, or toe the mass line. Although open dissent in Tibet is not […]

WHY ARE CHINA’S INTELLECTUALS DEAF TO THE PAIN OF THE TIBETANS? 3 of 3

A SERIES OF BLOGS ON CHINA’S LEADING INTELLECTUALS AND THEIR SELF-REFERENTIAL WORLD THREE:    THE DISSIDENT LIBERAL LEFTIST WANG HUI: THE PAIN OF THE TIBETANS IS A FIGMENT OF WESTERN FANTASISTS     CHINA, CENTRE OF ALL UNDER HEAVEN There is so much in Chinese tradition to draw on that leading intellectuals compete by cutting […]

TIBET: THE LABORATORY RAT OF GLOBAL CYBER WARFARE?

THE TIBETAN FRONT LINE OF THE CONTEMPORARY SECURITY STATE Thanks to the unending flow of top secret documents  going public, we now know that every state spies on everyone, not only to monitor terrorists but also to manoeuvre for military, political and commercial advantage. We have long known China does this, to intercept the military […]

ECLIPSED BY THE RESOURCE CURSE?

MONGOLIA’S PASTORAL NOMADS IN NEOLIBERAL FREE FALL   In Mongolia, a democracy for almost 25 years, popular disappointment in the corruption of successive, elected governments has reached a point of disillusion deep enough to trigger symbolic warrior attacks on the parliament by horsemen armed with bows, arrows and rifles. The statist response has included speech […]