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UNPACKING KEY CCP PROPAGANDA ON CLIMATE

A Tibetan new gen in exile has opportunity to revitalise the Tibet issue, to make it integral to the many global debates already trending. Existing debates about climate, carbon emissions, air pollution, pandemic response, wildlife extinctions, inequality, entrenched racism, now … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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VOICES FROM WITHIN THE PANDEMIC

Blog one of three on corona virus in Tibet, China and worldwide In early February 2020 Rukor published an analysis of the new corona virus, both in China and Tibet, and how Tibetan and Chinese healers were responding. That post … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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ENTREPRENEURIAL TIBETANS, MAGIC MUSHROOMS

Anyone for Tibetan matsutake? Tibet’s famous yartsa gunbu caterpillar fungus are bought and sold dry, with a long shelf life, suitable for distant points of sale; while matsutake are much more perishable, requiring a cold chain from picker to packer … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS: RESCUE REMEDIES CHINESE AND TIBETAN

CONFLATING CORONA VIRUS CAUSE AND CURE When a new disease appears and spreads fast, fear and confusion proliferate even faster. What to do, when the new corona virus is able to manifest anywhere and everywhere? A first step is for … Continue reading

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TIBET 2020

What will happen in Tibet in 2020? The year 2020 is set to be big for China’s long campaign to inextricably integrate Tibet, and assimilate the Tibetan nation into a single Chinese zhonghua identity. After decades of massive investment in … Continue reading

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Glaciers, nomads: blaming the victims

Blog two of two on climate change , glaciers, rivers and China’s ecological civilisation #gabriellafitte TIBETAN PERMAFROST, RAIN AND SNOW In Tibet, to the benefit of downstream China, runoff increase is due not only to faster glacier melt but also … Continue reading

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