Tag: china

The Magic of Lanterns 2011

China’s Censors Duped By Lantern Festival Riddles

Riddle Me This: How Chinese netizens outwitted China’s Cyberspace Administration with Lantern Festival Riddles. Oiwan Lam 浮世三千, 吾愛有三。 日,月與卿。 日為朝,月為暮, 卿為朝朝暮暮。 I love three things in this world. Sun, Moon and You. Sun for morning, Moon for night, And you forever. The above poem was circulated on one of my […]


Is China Really Building An ‘Ecological Civilization’?

China’s leader affirms an ecological vision aligned with progressive environmental thought. Whether it’s mere rhetoric or has a deeper resonance within Chinese culture will have a profound global effect. Jeremy Lent/Common Dreams Imagine a newly elected President of the United States calling in his inaugural speech for an “ecological civilization” […]