Tag: China

A Tale of Two Outbreaks

Siblings Leanne and Pailey Wang reflect on the coronavirus outbreak as witnessed from different sides of the globe.

‘Nativist’ Social Movement to ‘Postcolonial’ Democratisation

Myths of history and identity leading to the Hong Kong protests

Leviathan in Electric Sheep’s Clothing, by Timothy Erik Ström

Technology, debt and control in China’s Social Credit System

The Bolshevik Century, by Guy Rundle

The October revolution in the twentieth-century political imagination

Editorial – Issue 41/42 ‘People, Planet and the Anthropocene: Spectators of Our Own Demise?’, by Paul James

Humans now have the capacity to produce synthetic life-forms (since 2010) and to destroy life on this planet as we know it (since 1952). It is only by recognizing this point — that we are now reconstituting the very basis of nature — that adequate acknowledgement of the Anthropocene starts to hit home.

Rough Road Ahead

7 Jan 2014

By John Hinkson

Australia-US Relations in the ‘Asian Century’

Australia has been captured by the US policy of containing China By Malcolm Fraser

Insult and Identity by Alison Caddick

By Alison Caddick

Living in the Sky

China, the West and Cultural Hubris Guy Rundle

Ai Weiwei

The Chinese Art of Silencing Dissent

Afghanistan: Gift or Grand Conceit?

It is beyond most Westerners to understand today how offers of democracy are really much more than this: there is a widespread incapacity to grasp the social assumptions embedded in our 'gifts' writes John Hinkson

Why Tibet?

Alison Caddick