‘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.
Tibetan protest and cultural regeneration.
Takster tells a story of modern China: lingering poverty, resurgent Han nationalism, and persecuted minorities.
On Tibetans’ refusal to live under circumstances prescribed from above