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ChinaFile Presents: The Other China, with Michael Meyer and Ia...

Join writers Michael Meyer and Ian Buruma for a discussion of one of China's most historically complex and important regions. Meyer's new book, In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China , combines immersion ... AsiaSource, 1 month ago
The New Republic Online

Lee Kuan Yew Created The World's Least-Hated Authoritarian State

W hen Lee Kuan Yew became the prime minister of Singapore in 1959, he assumed control of an ethnically divided, impoverished territory lacking in natural resources. In his 31 years in office—followed by another 21 in advisory roles—Lee ...
 The New Republic Online5 days ago

2015 PEN Literary Awards List Of Winners

Home - Books - Book News - PEN American Center today announced the longlists for the 2015 PEN Literary Awards, including titles by writer and photographer Teju Cole, debut novelist Phil Klay, journalist Elizabeth Kolbert, poet Claudia Rankine, and ...
 Monsters and Critics1 week ago
The Globalist

Seventy years of selective postwar history

In her movingly beautiful novel dealing with Japan from the mid-1930s to the mid-1960s, The Gods of Heavenly Punishment, author Jennifer Cody Epstein describes how people tended to divide life between "before" and "after" the war. When I was ...
 CHINAdaily2 weeks ago 70 Years of Selective History after the Pacific War  The Globalist2 weeks ago
Christian Science Monitor

On Fukushima's anniversary: A Japan of 'great gifts'

With the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and on the fourth anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a Japanese-American writer talks about Japan, the West, responsibility, history, and fun. Employees of Tokyo Electric Power Co.
 Christian Science Monitor2 weeks ago In Fukushima's shadow: A Japan of 'great gifts'  Christian Science Monitor2 weeks ago
Kathmandu Post

Bibi goes to Washington

NEW YORK, MAR 08 - Why did he do it? What possessed Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Bibi Netanyahu to accept an invitation from the Republicans in the US Congress to come and attack President Barack Obama's policy on Iran without letting the ...
 Kathmandu Post2 weeks ago

Video: Author Documents How Rural China Evolves, and Villagers Struggle to Adjust

A villager in Wasteland who has adjusted to the town's modernization with mixed feelings. (Michael Meyer) In a discussion presented at Asia Society New York last night by ChinaFile, the online magazine of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China ...
 AsiaSource1 month ago
Miami Herald

Europe's tolerant traditions put to test after Paris terror

As Rotterdam's mayor and a former government minister, Ahmed Aboutaleb is a voice of mainstream liberal Dutch values. As a Muslim immigrant from Morocco, he is also a prominent member of a community that many Europeans increasingly see as being in ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago

Muzzled in the name of freedom

NEW YORK - Acts of terror can inflict terrible damage. But they cannot destroy an open society. Only those who govern our democracies can do that, by shrinking our freedoms in freedom's name. Shinzo Abe, Japan's right-wing nationalist prime ...
 Korea Joongang Daily1 month ago

The movie Diplomacy: An intellectual war film

By AARON HOWARD | JHV • The film, Diplomacy, opens with black and white archival footage of the destruction Nazis wrought on Warsaw. Around 80 percent of the buildings in the Polish capital were razed before the Nazis retreated westward. ...
 Jewish Herald-Voice1 month ago
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