February 19, 2014

The Awful Life of China's Disabled

James Palmer, Aeon Magazine

The Associated Press

Disabled people in modern China are still stigmatised, marginalised and abused. What hope is there for reform?

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February 14, 2014
China's Historical Amnesia
Minxin Pei, Indian Express
In 1984, George Orwell observes that those who control the present control the past; those who control the past control the future. What he means is that rulers in a totalitarian regime must fabricate history in order to survive.... more ››
February 15, 2014
Asia's Dangerous History Wars
Rajan Menon, The National Interest
Recent scholarship on World War I, most recently Christopher Clark’s masterful account, has challenged the many Manichean interpretations of the war that assign all, or most, of the blame to Kaiser Wilhelm’s Germany.... more ››
February 16, 2014
Of Course China Wants to Replace the U.S.
Zachary Keck, The Diplomat
Even if America really is a global hegemon, this would just make it more unlikely that any rising power could replace it as a global hegemon. After all, America’s primacy in the post-Cold War era was only made possible... more ››
February 13, 2014
China Will Never Replace America
Zack Beauchamp, The Week
Many people seem to think it's simply a matter of when, not if, China takes the reins of world leadership. How, they think, can America's 314 million people permanently outproduce a population that outnumbers the U.S. by over a... more ››
February 13, 2014
China's Ascent to Space Superpower
Phil McKenna, NewScientist
ON 14 December 2013, the top trending topics on China's biggest social networks were a popular TV show and a football match. If it hadn't been for a concerted push from China's state-controlled media, the casual observer... more ››