Tagged: china

The Opium War Syndrome Continues

The Opium War Syndrome Continues

Writer and historian Amitav Ghosh writes about the Opium Wars of the later part of the 1800′s, a time where not unlike today, the western world had wracked up a great trade deficit with China.  And also just like today,...

crnr1 Weekly News Review

crnr1 Weekly News Review

Presenting a new program from citizenreporter.org, The Citizen Reporter Weekly News Review, which aims to go over global news stories with the help of guests in different corners of the planet.  This week being our first attempt at it, my...

bm277 Law & Order, China Style

bm277 Law & Order, China Style

MP3 Audio [19 MB]DownloadShow URL Law and Order China Style.
 

Update – BaghdadBrian Released!

Update – BaghdadBrian Released!

I received news from Eowyn earlier today that BaghdadBrian has been freed and is en route to Los Angeles. 7 other US citizens were also released. Unfortunately 2 other international detainees who I believe were being held with Brian are...

bm275 Baghdad Brian Arrested in China

bm275 Baghdad Brian Arrested in China

MP3 Audio [14 MB]DownloadShow URL Fellow independent video blogger and friend Baghdad Brian, along with 5 other individuals, was arrested Thursday in Beijing. They are accused of being part of an overseas pro-tibet activist group. Brian was there to report...
 

The Quintessential China-US Debate

The Quintessential China-US Debate

I’ll start the week by pointing you to a very excellent edition of On the Media, one of my absolute required-listening podcasts each week – Journalism with Chinese Characteristics. And the subtext of the post reads as follows: There is...