George W. Bush

Can North Korea Learn From Coca-Cola? (China Did)

Evan Osnos suggests that North Korea’s blustery Soviet-style propaganda has grown hopelessly outdated, and may even end up forcing its hand. Pyongyang should modernize its rhetoric, he argues, as China has. From The New...

Obama & Romney: “The Panda Sluggers”

After yesterday’s U.S. presidential debate, which saw more than its fair share of China bashing, The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos explains the current Chinese sentiment toward the two candidates: To China, the greatest...

New Leftist Targeted in Shoe-Throwing Protest

A student at Hainan University hurled a shoe at prominent neo-Maoist Sima Nan after a lecture on Sunday, earning cheers from others in the audience. Global Voices’ Oiwan Lam translated the thrower’s introductory...

China Bashing on the Campaign Trail

With former ambassador Jon Huntsman berating his fellow Republicans this week for their “anti-China pandering”, Businessweek’s Joshua Green examines a long history of presidential candidates talking tough on...

Kelley Currie: Tibet Lessons

From the Wall Street Journal: Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of China’s suppression of the Tibetan uprising. This year, Tibetans in Tibet and in exile have noted this event by observing the normally festive Tibetan...

Charter 08 In Postmodernist China

Roland Soong of EastSouthWestNorth writes that the reception of Charter 08 hinged on timing, with special regards to the Internet and the presidency of George W. Bush. If George W. Bush were not around and the American president...

In China, Bush Remains a Popular President

Despite low approval ratings among Americans, President George W. Bush enjoys the favor of many Chinese citizens, according to a report from Barbara Demick of the Los Angeles Times: Contemplating his imminent departure, many...

Chinese Activists’ Voice Supported By the White House

Today I had the honor to be invited to a White House event with President George W. Bush to commemorate Human Rights Day on the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. More than anything else, the meeting...



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