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On Being Black in China

Long-time China resident Marketus Presswood reflects on his experiences of being black in China and on the history of relations between Chinese and prominent black intellectuals and cultural figures. From The Atlantic: While...

Is Prism Turning the U.S. into China?

Reaction to Edward Snowden’s disclosures of documents revealing widespread U.S. government surveillance of communication systems has been somewhat muted on Chinese social media networks. Some people have accused the U.S....

Mark Lilla: Reading Strauss in Beijing

In the New Republic, Mark Lilla writes about his encounters with philosophy students and scholars in China: At the end of their first year, I called one of them into my office to offer a little advice. He was obviously...




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