TIBET AFTER CORONA

 MODERNITY WITHOUT DEVELOPMENT 党政军民学,东南西北中,党是领导 一 切的 , the government, military, society, education, north, south, east, west — the party leads everything. Official slogan. Please don’t fabricate an illusion out of liesconcealing previous disasters and this current oneconcealing the slaughter of countless innocent people Poem by Woeser The ability to respond to a crisis is one […]

SOURCES OF CHINA’S DRIVE TO ENGINEER POST CORONA TIBET

Blog two of two on the post corona virus new normal in Tibet Why does China take every opportunity, including the corona crisis opportunity, to erase Tibetan medium schooling, rebuild earthquake devastated towns with fully Chinese characteristics, and use poverty alleviation as a rationale for dislocating Tibetan pastoralists from their land? Why is China so […]

TREATING CORONA VIRUS IN TIBET

blog three of three on corona virus and Tibet For China, corona virus in Tibet starts and ends with data on individuals and the zealous tracking of all the contacts of infected individuals. Like all big data aggregations, this lends itself to immediate publication on official prefectural websites, often with specific biodata, everything but personal […]

WUHAN WOMEN, TIBETAN WOMEN and that WET MARKET

Blog two of three on corona virus in Tibet, China and worldwide CORONA VIRUS CONTRADICTIONS The corona virus crisis has revealed that China, at the highest level, is dangerously conflicted by its own contradictions and categories. On one hand, China wants to be seen as modern, scientific, a leader in rational planning and efficient execution […]