MILKING TIBET

NEOLIBERAL CHINA FINDS NEW WAYS OF EXPLOITING TIBET China’s failure to make constructive use of Tibet’s traditional economy is a major tragedy. For decades there was opportunity to build linkages with the Tibetan livestock raising economy and the growing Chinese demand for dairy and animal products. There was ample opportunity, if the Tibetan nomads had […]

XI JINPING’S NEW GREAT WALL OF COPPER AND IRON

MAKING CHINA IMPREGNABLE AGAINST THE RAW BARBARIANS, WITH YET ANOTHER GREAT WALL Ever since the ascendancy of Xi Jinping as China’s new helmsman, at the end of 2012, Tibetans have looked for signs of fresh thinking on ethnic relations. With the optimism so characteristic of Tibetans, they scanned the media for the slightest sign in […]