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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    The opportunistic promotion of Confucianism in China

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 04:48am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Opportunistic promotion of Confucianism Contemporary Chinese communist ideology is a bundle of contradictions. The latest edict, according to an opinion piece in the state-funded Global Times, is that party members must not follow any religion. But what about Confucianism? Presumably it's still OK for non-party Chinese to believe in a religion, notwithstanding ...

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    Getting all hard on China's Confucius institutes

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 05:19am by Alex Lo

    ... there is growing criticism, sometimes bordering on the hysterical, that those institutes are nothing more than ideological schools for the Chinese Communist Party. The American Association of University ... Chinese spread Confucian values, I don't see why Americans shouldn't promote democratic values in Hong Kong. ...

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    China, United States go to extremes over farce

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by Alex Lo

    ... to booming north Virginia. Now that's "real" democracy at work. To be fair, Chinese communists invented this sort of provocation. During the Cultural Revolution, Red Guards renamed ... dismissed as "a complete farce" a US congressional move to rename the street where the Chinese embassy is located in Washington after jailed Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo. Actually, ...

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    Astronauts leave children in a vacuum

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:03am by Alex Lo

    ... send their children overseas because of better education opportunities, but also, in Hong Kong, because many during my time were afraid of the Chinese communist takeover. My mother was simply ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Astronauts leave children in a vacuum It seems many Chinese children are fated to either be over-dependent on their parents, even after they leave school and find ...

  5. Biting the hand that feeds consumerism

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the music has stopped, and one reason is that the two great versions of contemporary capitalism- state-controlled capitalism championed by the Chinese Communist Party and deregulated free-enterprise capitalism a la Republican America- have respectively killed or sickened many of their consumers, and impoverished them, leaving many without a home and with debts up to their eyeballs. The Chinese ...

  6. You can't outwit the cunning of history

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... is no tyranny at all; however, the Chinese Communist Party was willing to do what it took to survive. The proof of that was in the blood being spilled on Tiananmen Square on the same day Poles were ... Alex Lo June 4, 1989, marks a pivotal date in world history. With a broken economy, hyperinflation and a rampant black market, the Polish communist government, encouraged by Soviet leader ...

  7. Predicting the past

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... they have occurred. Think stock markets. Thus, when the Chinese communist state reached its nadir after the Tiananmen Square massacre, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet ... to focus on the things it has done right, and castigate those who fail to acknowledge its many genuine achievements. One group sees the Chinese state as nothing more than a dictatorship, whether ...

  8. Is US democracy having a nervous breakdown?

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... it's starting to crack. By contrast, what is most disturbing- to Western democracies- about the Chinese Communist Party is not the military hardware or economic prowess, but the possibility that it has figured out a way to make autocratic rule legitimate among many Chinese. Americans, whether ordinary citizens or policymakers, cannot assume their intense divisions can have ...

  9. Good business sense

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... think China is communistic and not market-driven. Communism with Chinese characteristics. ...

  10. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... The Communist Party and the Chinese government have... made arduous efforts to strengthen and protect human rights and have created a human rights development path with Chinese characteristics. ...




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