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Wednesday, September 8 2004

Women Not Allowed and Girls Not Wanted

On a US-bound plane with Chinese girls being carried to their new homes by their adoptive parents, the author, recently barred from a worksite in China because she is a woman, reflects upon being an unwanted female in modern China.


Wednesday, July 21 2004

Why Just a Free Tibet? How About a Free China?

Dear Bono, Bjork and the Beasties: Free Tibet is great. But Tibet is only a fraction of the population of people who are also deserving of your celebrity activism.


Wednesday, June 16 2004

At the Heart of the Smiley Face: The Forgotten Tenets of the Global Rave Culture

Rave was a place where we could just be friends no matter how different our backgrounds -- where we lived, what we did in life, what race we were, -- all those rules of society were dropped at a rave because the only thing that mattered was that we stepped in time with the beat, and that is how we shared our universe.


Wednesday, May 12 2004

Born and Banned in China

It is one thing to understand what a Totalitarian State is on an intellectual level; another to grow up with it just across the thin border, writes Sham-Shackleton. It is quite another thing to feel the State and its censorship policies closing in -- even if it's just through a DSL line.


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