September 20, 2010

Chinese Drivers Kill People They’ve Hit Because Of Communism

BMW driver runs over kid. One Chinese blogger suggests that communism is why some drivers, upon accidentally hitting someone, will choose to run them over repeatedly until they're dead.
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September 17, 2010

After Thousands Of Years Of Civilization…

“It’s simply assumed, for instance, that anyone who is working for the government is meant to be bribed.”

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September 9, 2010

Inception Debuts In China…With Google Recruitment Ads

Google China recruitment Ad: Search "create". Google China's recent advertising campaign appears before the latest Hollywood blockbuster to make it onto Chinese cinemas, Inception. What does this mean?
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September 8, 2010

Poll: Is Media Bias Getting Worse and Can Something Be Done?

Read “The Journalists Formerly Known as the Media: My Advice to the Next Generation” by Jay Rosen.

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September 6, 2010

Is the West Becoming Chinafied?

South Park - On the cutting edge of China fashion The Oxford English Dictionary will now include some Chinese words. Is this the beginning of a massive wave of Western Chinafication?
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August 31, 2010

Aftershock (Tangshan Earthquake) Movie Review: Disappointing

Aftershock movie poster. Is Feng Xiaogang's movie about the 1976 Tangshan Earthquake in China worth watching? Sure. Is it epic? No. Could it have been? Yes...but it wasn't. Here's why.
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August 26, 2010

Philippines Hostage Standoff: Toning Down the Rhetoric

Philippines hostage incident. As usual, a tragic event takes place, and certain individuals take that as some sort of an affront to them, their country, their race. More's the pity.
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August 24, 2010

Short Story: Negative Selection Has Gone Global, My Friend

soviet car factory A short story about the difficulties of escaping incompetence.
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August 18, 2010

Response To How Egregious & Dangerous Western Media Bias Is

Chinese protesting western media bias. Semi-intelligent musings on Western media bias like: "It's good to combat Western media bias. It's not so good when you emphasize 'Western' over 'media bias'."
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August 17, 2010

Chiming In On Hidden Harmonies’ Criticism of Newsy

Coal bricks in China. Is it "immoral and propgandistic" behavior to report China surpassing the United Sttes as the world's largest energy consumer without citing per capita figures?
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