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China's Premier Li Keqiang dismissed worries Beijing will tighten controls over Hong Kong -- But some mixed messages remain

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday dismissed worries that Beijing would tighten controls over Hong Kong, saying that the country’s leaders would not “easily” change the policy toward the former British colony. 383 more words

From the Archives: Saving Hearts and Minds in the 1930s and 1940s

What do we need to do to educate young people? Conservative activists, just like their progressive or leftist opponents, have long recognized that education goes far beyond school. 672 more words


Bureaucracy to the Rescue of Society's Moral Failings

“In order to strengthen the spiritual and moral foundations of Russian society to improve federal policy in the area of patriotic education” Vladimir Putin has created a Department for Civic Projects (Управление по общественным проектам). 210 more words

Domestic Politics

Teaching Love Through Hate

(To all who have been harping on how “xenophobic” Singaporeans are – yes I am talking about you – open your eyes and see the Chinese textbook example of xenophobia before you so readily brand us as such… 642 more words

Hong Kong (and Singapore)

Why Hong Kong Wants Nothing to Do with 'Patriotism' for Now

The Hong Kong government has backed down from its plan to implement “moral and national education” in public schools, in what is being construed as a major victory for civil society in the semiautonomous Chinese territory. 810 more words


Students stand in rain for patriotic education

Henan, China – A school in Weihui organized students to participate in a memorial ceremony of a Chinese history figure Bi Gan. The whole school was shut down for an entire day. 39 more words


Stupidity 180

We have a cool new Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan – he graduated magna cum laude from Harvard and was a basketball star there, and played a bit professionally, but he was no… 3,367 more words