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The Crystal Monkey is going to press

The Crystal Monkey will go to press on September 8, 2014. What a long wait this is, and so much work getting it ready. Hopefully, there will be copies available before the official launch date on November 11.

Pavilion Dance Residency - Bournemouth, England

We had a really wonderful first week of R&D for Distance Duet at Pavilion Dance.  We are using the text messages of real couples to develop the work.  67 more words


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Ferguson, USA: A New Opportunity for Racial Integration

Events in Ferguson present a new opportunity for racial integration in the United States. This little town of St. Louis County, in the State of Missouri, took center stage on Saturday, August 9, 2014, when 18-year old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer. 911 more words

Cultural Revolution

Obituary: Pierre Ryckmans (Simon Leys)

Charlie Hore looks back at the work of a pioneering and idiosyncratic writer.

It’s now generally accepted that the Cultural Revolution was a disaster for China, one of the most traumatic periods in the nation’s recent history. 861 more words


China Dramatizes Similarities Between Xi Jinping and Deng Xiaoping for Anniversary

China’s state propaganda machine is seizing Friday’s 110th anniversary of Deng Xiaoping‘s birth to highlight similarities between President Xi Jinping and the paramount leader who set the country on the road to economic prosperity while crushing dissent. 991 more words



Left-wing and mainstream media are slowly catching on there’s something happening in Europe, with a rapidly growing conservative movement that looks an awful lot like the same movement in America. 154 more words

In Defense Of The Family

Making sense of the chaos

China often seems very strange and filled with contradictions. The two main philosophies, Confucianism and Daoism, are complete opposites and yet the Chinese see both as fundamental to their culture. 781 more words