TIBETANS AND UIGHURS

HAN SELF-RIGHTEOUS RAGE IN XINJIANG ONE of four blogposts on authoritarian China’s delusional fixation on predictive policing Why has China coercively punished Uighurs more than Tibetans? This is a question worth exploring in depth, as some reasons are obvious, some need a lot of thought. One answer is that Tibetans have done a lot of […]

SPEAKING IN SLOGANS

HAN SELF-RIGHTEOUS RAGE IN XINJIANG THREE of four blogposts on authoritarian China’s delusional fixation on predictive policing SPEAKING IN SLOGANS 24/7 Having identified the Tibetans and Uighurs as China’s eternal internal enemies, coercive correction ensues. In today’s wolf warrior China, it follows readily that what you do with enemies you cannot be rid of, you […]

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 dominate the public sphere worldwide. These debates lack Tibetan voices, who could offer uniquely Tibetan […]

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 […]