In an op-ed at The Washington Post, James Palmer attacks the use of China’s achievements in...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 20, 2010
On the Huffington Post, Jeffrey Wasserstrom responds to Thomas Friedman’s recent column in the New York Times about the power of nationalist bloggers in China: One problem with Friedman’s column is that it creates...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 15, 2010
Thomas Friedman is visiting from Beijing and writes today about nationalism in China’s blogosphere, and the reaction to a speech by Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi at the ASEAN meeting this summer about China’s claims...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 7, 2009
Yan Lieshan (鄢烈山) is a well-established Chinese columnist and author of fifteen books. Born in Hubei province in 1952, he worked as a farmer, an elementary school teacher, and a government official before joining the news sector...
by Wu Nan | Sep 9, 2007
From RConversation: It’s not every day that you get to sit and watch a senior Chinese diplomat rip Thomas Friedman “a new one” (as we say in American colloquial parlance) as all the Chinese members of the audience cheer him on. But on Friday morning in a panel discussion titled “China’s Soft Power” that’s what […]
by Sophie Beach | Nov 26, 2006
From Danwei and ESWN, translations of Chinese blogger’ reactions to Thomas Friedman’s recent visit to China: New York Times rock star columnist Thomas Friedman has just concluded a speaking tour of China to promote the Chinese language edition of his book. It seems that Chinese journalists and media people are getting a little tired of […]
by Wu Nan | Nov 9, 2006
From The New York Times: As I was saying, Mr. Rove, Americans aren’t as stupid as you think. Now that we’ve settled that, and now that we’ve had an election that clarified which country is most important in shaping U.S. politics in 2006 ” Iraq ” I’ve come to visit the country that’s most likely […]
by Xiao Qiang | Oct 18, 2006
From Rolling Stone: Remember Roger and Me? Remember those two rich old white ladies on the golf course who waxed poetic on the first tee about the despair of laid-off auto workers in Flint, Michigan, talking about how people just need to “try harder” and “keep at it” or whatever to overcome their problems? Well, […]
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