Josie Liu

For a Chinese-American Writer, Split Images of China

People in China have long been familiar with the rural-urban dichotomy of China. But for many people outside China, there is also a dichotomy of ancient vs. modern China. This is true for Deanna Fei, a Chinese American writer...

Josie Liu: Wake Up People! And Stop Killing our Children!

Nothing is more horrifying and evil than purposefully slaying children in groups. Yet in China,  five such crimes occurred across the country in the past 40 days. On March 23, eight elementary school students were killed by a...

Josie Liu: Some Thoughts on China’s Environment

It is just sad that Chinese people are seeing their lands, lakes, forests—that is, the physical body of the country—being destroyed piece by piece due to relentless industrial development, lack of environmental regulation and blind pursuit of profits at the price of long term significance of environmental protection.People around the world praise the beauty of their motherland as the common reason for themselves, and others, to love their country. Sadly, it seems that Chinese people are running out of beautiful places to boast and appreciate.

The Warlords Sparks Political Criticism

[Editor’s note; Josie Liu is a journalist from China who once worked for the South China Morning Post and other newspapers in Beijing. She currently writes the “China in Transition” blog and will also be guest blogging for CDT.] Hong Kong director Peter Ho-Sun Chan’s newly released movie, The Warlords, has generated not only tens […]

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