Responding to Aris Teon’s “Why Hong Kong Should Accept Bejing’s Universal Suffrage”

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Today, Hong Kong voted down the BeiJing-backed “vote” deal they tried to shove to Hong Kong people, saying that all candidates must be approved by BeiJing. https://thenanfang.com/why-hong-kong-should-accept-beijings-universal-suffrage The entire argument for Hong Kong to accept Beijing’s fake democracy package can…

6-4 Going on 26

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As time moves on… The 六四事件 (”TianAnMen Incident”) continues to fade in peoples’ memories. However, when you look at the gruesome images, it speaks enough: Yes, this is the Mandarin translation of the documentary. You can find the English narration…

BeiJing: More Smog, Less Smokes

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Beijing has banned smoking in public areas. http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/01/us-china-smoking-idUSKBN0OH26M20150601 https://thenanfang.com/shanghai-considers-smoking-ban-beijing-implements Will prohibition of cigarettes in BeiJing lead to smuggling of cigarettes, and create a new black market? That’s what Libertarians would love you to believe, but it won’t ever get to…

Explaining Race in China

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Couple of days ago, I was listening to the China Africa Podcast on thoughts about race, and the views of racism between Chinese and Africans. What’s interesting, was the poignant observation, that the Chinese (from mainland China) view themselves as…