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Vaccine scandal shows just how democratic and participatory is China’s democracy. China Rising Radio Sinoland 180727

By Jeff J. Brown Pictured above: Baby Wang may be crying, but hundreds of millions of Chinese parents are even more upset by China’s vaccine scandal. Corporate and government heads are going to roll, literally. Downloadable SoundCloud podcast (also at the bottom of this page), YouTube video, as well as being syndicated on iTunes, Stitcher…

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Mao’s legacy defended, and famous swim decoded, for clueless academics-Part 4 of 8 of Ramin Mazaheri’s New China Scholarship

By Jeff J. Brown Pictured above: A picture released by the Chinese official news agency shows some 5,000 Chinese following Chairman Mao Zedong’s example swimming 16 July 1966, in the Yangtze river, near Wuhan, displaying floating portraits of the Great Helmsman and slogans calling for him to live a “10,000 year” life. Crosslinked with: The…

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Our neighbors roared when Russia scored. Dead silence when Croatia hit the net. China Rising Radio Sinoland 180710

By Jeff J. Brown Pictured above: I know, you’re asking, “What does a statue of Charles de Gaulle have to do with Russia, Croatia and the World Cup”? There IS a connection. Read on… Downloadable SoundCloud podcast (also at the bottom of this page), YouTube video, as well as being syndicated on iTunes, Stitcher Radio,…

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Football was China’s national sport for millennia. Why are they so bad now? China Rising Radio Sinoland 180702

By Jeff J. Brown Pictured above: on the left is Emperor Taizu of Song playing cuju (football) with Prime Minister Zhao Pu. He reigned in the 10th century. This painting is by artist Qian Xuan (1235–1305). On the right, 1,000 years later, then Vice President Xi Jinping showed off his football skills, while inspecting a…

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In China anything is possible. The sky is the limit. Be all that you can be. China Rising Radio Sinoland 180627

By Jeff J. Brown Pictured above: my daughter, Chara Brown, appearing on a hugely popular national TV show in China. Downloadable SoundCloud podcast (also at the bottom of this page), YouTube video, as well as being syndicated on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, RUvid and Ivoox (links below), y family and I lived in China 1990-1997 and…

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100,000+ Chinese going to the World Cup in Russia, with no team to cheer for. China Rising Radio Sinoland 180622

By Jeff J. Brown Pictured above: inconsolable Chinese football fans, who, in spite of not having a national team to root for, are going to the World Cup in Russia by the tens of thousands. The traditional Chinese drums say, China Power. Downloadable SoundCloud podcast (also at the bottom of this page), as well as…

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Russians are much admired and Putin is loved by the Chinese, for good reasons. China Rising Radio Sinoland 180618

By Jeff J. Brown Pictured above: Looking back at the rocky, mutually suspecting and disrespecting relations between Russia’s and China’s leaders, 1917-2000, this photo speaks volumes about the depth of Putin’s and Xi’s mutual friendship and the importance of Sino-Russian cooperation on the world stage, highlighted at last week’s SCO summit in Qingdao. They are…

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Tall Tiananmen tales and the little red pill – two China Rising Radio Sinoland classics for this June 4th 180604

    Above: Neo taking the red pill of truth in “The Matrix”. Count me in. Downloadable SoundCloud podcast (also at the bottom of this page), as well as being syndicated on iTunes and Stitcher Radio (links below): s a service to China Rising Radio Sinoland fans around the world, herewith is a reprint of…

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How would you react if someone says, ‘I hate Mao Zedong’ in front of you? Jeff J. Brown, China Rising Radio Sinoland, answers on Quora

By Jeff J. Brown Dear fans and followers of China Rising Radio Sinoland, Please read my short and informative answer to the above question on Quora and give it an “upvote”. It has already gotten thousands of views and has been well received, so take a look. The hyperlink is below. Thanks… https://www.quora.com/How-would-you-react-if-someone-says-I-hate-Mao-Zedong-in-front-of-you/answer/Jeff-J-Brown  Live from…

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Daring to go beyond Western propaganda on the Great Leap Forward’s famine: New China Scholarship series, by Ramin Mazaheri, Part 2 of 8

By Jeff J. Brown Pictured above: Western circulated photo of “Chinese famine”. Images don’t lie, they say, but erasing context does—an old Western technique. As explained by  Wikipedia, rarely an impartial source, The Great Chinese Famine (1959—1961) “was caused by social pressure, economic mismanagement, and radical changes in agriculture in addition to weather conditions and…

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