Despite the ham-handed deliverance of the 2008 Olympics to Beijing, the issue of China and human rights has been and continues to be an extremely bad joke. Despite the sidelines pom-pom waving of the IOC, the long parade of international organizations and corporations who have been deep in the sheets with the CCP, things have [...]
Entries from December 2009
December 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments
Tags: Liu Xiaobo
December 12th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Earlier this week while China was (and still is) doing Copenhagen, climate change and carbon chits, Beijing and Tianjin were muffled in a thick toxic fog that held the wintry coal-smoky air low to the ground to mix with the normal, everyday dose of vehicular and factory air pollution. If the air were a hospital [...]
December 11th, 2009 · No Comments
The CCTV HQ project & site-specific graffiti. December 9, 2009 4:16 PM Larger version here.
December 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Beijing 3:45 PM, December 9, 2009 Larger version here.
December 8th, 2009 · 2 Comments
Racism and ethnic hatreds are alive, well, and thriving. No secret here. The big news would be if they were not. The election of an African-American as POTUS has brought repressed feelings breaching from the depths. From the Joe “You Lie!” Wilson’s outburst at President Obama’s first State of the Union Address to the monkey [...]