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Allegiances, Language, and Space

Like the mad, socially-conscious Yankee intellectual I was raised to be, I often find myself thinking about language.

Specifically, I think about how to use words in ways that will be empowering, rather than disempowering; unifying, rather than divisive; kind, rather than unkind. 1,233 more words


A Test of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Wisdom, Slyness

Chinese navy (PLAN) first drafted a plan to take Zhongye Island back from the Philippines by force to set up a military base there to control the South China Sea but was not accepted by higher authority (refer to my post “Chinese Troops to Seize Zhongye Island Back from the Philippines in 2014” and “China & Philippines Battle for Zhongye (Pag-asa) Island Seems Unavoidable” on January 11 and 13, 2014) 881 more words

South China Sea: Photos Show Intensity of China's Massive Dredging and Reclamation Effort for Mischief Reef

By Camille Diola (philstar.com) 

MANILA, Philippines — A Washington-based think tank this week revealed new images of China’s reclamation efforts on the Mischief (Panganiban) Reef in the South China Sea. 741 more words