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China's Censorship Keeps Growing Under Trumps "Friend" Dictator Xi Jinping

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE CHINA HERALD AND THE NEW YORK TIMES)

Monday, August 21, 2017

The first fallout of the CUP censorship – Ian Johnson… 427 more words

Personal Thoughts/Beliefs

Understanding did not lead to agreement.

-Ian Johnson The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao

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They were just very simple people from the countryside without education. And yet in the Cultural Revolution they refused to sing Chairman Mao songs or to pray toward his statue.

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‘You have to decide if you’re writing about practices to make money or if you’re writing about money.’

— Ian Johnson The Souls of China

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Manager Wang had not come to ask the Ni family to attend this year’s pilgrimage; no man of culture would come at the start of the Lunar New Year on such a crude mission.

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Broadcast From The Clubhouse

It’s February 2017 and my friend asks me if I want to go and see Hacksaw Ridge. I’m not sure. The film has been getting some rave reviews amongst my Christian friends – a friend-of-a-friend has claimed it’s one of the best films they’ve ever seen, but I can take a guess as to why. 879 more words

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In China, Video of Deadly Accident Reignites Debate Over Lack of Trust by IAN JOHNSON

A video showing pedestrians and drivers ignoring a woman struck by a taxi and then run over by an S.U.V. has left Chinese again questioning their societal values.. 7 more words

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