This week, Global Comment’s editors are exploring reads on social engineering, crime, and mysterious childhood illnesses.
20 years after Britain left Hong Kong, many people still don’t understand that Hong Kong is not Chinese — even if it is controlled by China.
Global Comment’s editors are reading about love gone bad, rape culture, Ken’s new look, and much more this week.
The suppression of Chinese dissidents could be a preview of America’s future under the control of Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions.
The myth that Chinese people are constantly on a quest to devour your beloved pets is a pernicious example of anti-Asian racism that just won’t die.
Stories interesting us this week: The privatisation of the internet, the ‘new Silk Road,’ teaching the Holocaust, the rise of conservative media, and development in India. Come share your favourite reads with us!
As a Chinese-American, I was never American enough. As a resident in Hong Kong, I’m the living embodiment of the expat ideal.
The Chinese government is brutally suppressing mining protests in Tibet, but Tibetans tired of exploitation are not backing down.
While Stephen Chow’s The Mermaid dominates the international scene, the film’s US distributor is completely ignoring it. Why? The mystery of the film that America forgot.
Herein lies a not so new fear that Israelis and supporters of Israel have: that Israel will gradually become “Taiwanized” as part of an American rapprochement with Iran.