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Dogs think if they piss on something, it belongs to them. China has pissed on the rule of law, including international law. Does that mean they own it now? As we’ve been discussing here and here, based upon information we … Continue reading
A law court in Beijing has rejected an appeal this morning (11 February 2010) against the jail sentence handed down to prominent dissident Liu Xiaobo. Minutes after an announcement was made, Twitter was inundated with comments from Chinese netizens who … Continue reading
The Los Angeles Times – whom our friend Ivan expects to become a Spanish-language newspaper very soon- has said about Hillary Clinton’s recent bloody disastrous, preternaturally ignorant words to her Chinese hosts: She went too far in saying that human … Continue reading
Obama needs a visit from Ivan.
This comes straight from the horse’s mouth, in commemoration of 30 years of Sino-U.S. diplomacy. It is all you need to know about Chimerica: what does it mean? why does it work? How does it shake the world? May I … Continue reading
Our friend Ivan, formerly of the China-Blogosphere, has moved back to America. Here’s an email he sent us for Christmas Eve: Dear Ned and Catherine, Christmas greetings from Idaho! First I want to thank Ned for the case of vodka, … Continue reading
I must admit that I find much to admire in Obama. And I have deep roots in America, including soldiers who fought on both sides of the American Civil War, I do appreciate the historical significance of his election, and … Continue reading
One of my inside sources tells me this song will be played at Obama’s inauguration.