Daily Archives: 13 April, 2008

Tibet, Olympics and Chinese Nationalism

One of the hot topics of debate in the last couple of days has been: whether the protests directed against China at torch relays in London, Paris and San Francisco have been used by the Communist regime in China to … Continue reading

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Restating the obvious: Tibetans are Asians.

“We have now sunk to a such a depth, that the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.” – George Orwell, circa 1946 Tibetans are Asians.  They’re non-white Asians. What more can, or ought, any wielder … Continue reading

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