China

Quote for the Day

1 October 2008 14:55

Comes from that wise bird, Tyler Cowen: 11. If someone is pushing conclusions and not identifying the potential weak points…

Chinaphobia

21 August 2008 2:57

Good god. Did you know that the United States should be prepared to fight against Russia and China? It may…

Quote for the Day

12 August 2008 23:40

Yes, I mentioned this post earlier. But… But the very most obvious thing about today’s XXXX is how internally varied…

Fallows vs Brooks

12 August 2008 15:28

And it’s no contest: James Fallows dismantles David Brooks’ column on China. His advice: Take a little time and look…

Opening Proceedings

9 August 2008 15:55

James Hamilton is quite right to suggest that there’s no way London can compete with Beijing’s spectacular and often beautiful…

The Eeyore Olympics

8 August 2008 9:43

Well, the Olympics have finally arrived. James Fallows has been my go-to China blogger for some time. I heartily recommend…

Media navel-gazing

4 August 2008 20:21

Panorama tonight: The Olympic Games are special. The biggest show on earth – with an estimated global television audience of…

How America is just like China…

17 June 2008 5:14

James Fallows has a very interesting post about what it’s like to be a foreigner in China, in which he…

Adventures in Marketing

3 June 2008 19:20

Lots of good things come from China, but this is magnificent. Perhaps James Fallows can do a series of posts…

Department of Fancy That!

23 May 2008 10:28

Like Philip Salter, I dinnae often agree with Gordon Brown. But fair’s fair (especially the morning after a brutal by-election…

The Brown Chronicles: The Laughing Stock Years

12 May 2008 13:14

Memo to Gordon Brown. This sot of caper explains why people are beginning to think you are in fact a…

Defending San Francisco!

21 April 2008 12:59

I see that heaps of folks are having fun with this sign, recently displayed at a pro-Tibet rally in San…

Good Day in Paris

7 April 2008 16:24

The BBC: Paris protests mar Olympic relay This, naturally, is entirely incorrect. The problem would have been if there hadn’t…

Why oh why oh why indeed?

26 March 2008 2:47

Is this Glenn Reynolds post a plea for more coverage of Tibet or less of Palestine? GOOD QUESTION:  Why Do…

Department of Appropriateness

15 March 2008 19:35

From James Fallows’ Tibet-blogging: CCTV coverage (that’s state-run China Central TV) Lots more interesting stuff here and here.

Department of Fancy That!

21 February 2008 0:09

Amazing: MI6’s former chief has denied that the intelligence service murdered Diana, Princess of Wales.

Quote for the day

19 August 2007 1:08

Via Samizdata, this from Barry Goldwater: I have little interest in streamlining government or in making it more efficient, for…