‘Red Flag’ repeats many of the West’s favourite clichés about China and refuses to hold a mirror up to Australian policy-making. It fails to understand China’s rise and misrepresents the nature of power and empire.
The recent shift in the discourse about Chinese-Australians and representations of them as Communist Party stooges is potentially more dangerous than previous orientalist caricatures.
Climate change denialism isn’t simply a political position anymore. To deny the science is to embrace nihilism; it is to be complicit in one’s own extinction.
Tibetan protest and cultural regeneration.
On the BJP’s announcement that it will revoke Article 370 of India’s constitution.
India’s newly reelected Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspires loyalty even in those who concede that his biggest policies have been disastrous failures.