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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Cultural Revolution label oft misused

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 04:19am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Misusing the Cultural Revolution It's fascinating how cultural references define us and how we in turn define them. If you mention the '60s, ... establishment". As my British friend, who is in many ways more "Chinese" than me, points out, for the vast majority of Chinese, the '60s would have meant the dreaded Cultural Revolution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1366589/cultural-revolution-label-oft-misused
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Rights and wrongs of observing China

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:05am by Alex Lo

    ... philosophy of language and reality, which were what inspired him. Ryckmans is usually credited as one of the first Western writers to warn against the totalitarian terror of Maoism and the Cultural Revolution. He did so at a time when the doyens of China studies such as Han Suyin, Ross Terrill and John King Fairbank were singing their praises. Why did he, as he once put it, see clearly where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1577928/rights-and-wrongs-observing-china
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Trolls highlight the dark underbelly of the internet

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:44am by Hari Kumar

    ... is a revolution that the internet brought to millions. It has improved the lot of many, but at the same time brought the evil of trolls to the world. Alex Lo is on leave ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1574445/trolls-highlight-dark-underbelly-internet
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1541181/china-united-states-go-extremes-over-farce
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China is far from securing its world role

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:04am by Alex Lo

    ... civilisation state" with the soft power of values, culture and institutions compared to less developed but conquering neighbours and tribes. Xi has yet to amass the soft or hard power to get China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556512/china-far-securing-its-world-role
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Museum ivory protest misses the mark

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 04:32am by Alex Lo

    ... in Tsim Sha Tsui should issue similar warnings. More than 270 artefacts dating back to the Qing and Ming dynasties made from rhino horn and elephant ivory are on display. Leisure and Cultural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549240/museum-ivory-protest-misses-mark
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Where is the Chinese Oliver Stone?

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:18am by Alex Lo

    ... in dozens and dozens of Chinese films, but never criticised," Stone told an audience in Beijing. "It's about time. You've got to make a movie about Mao, about the Cultural Revolution." Stone is right. But his criticism is also misdirected. In the US, you can make contrarian and dissident films and make millions like Stone. In China, you get censored- if lucky- or jailed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1497221/where-chinese-oliver-stone
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong is strong enough to survive Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:11am by Alex Lo

    ... We will, in the end, get the type of democracy we deserve. And yes, sectarian violence can kill a city and decimate its population. But I firmly believe that's not in our cultural DNA. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1540490/hong-kong-strong-enough-survive-occupy-central
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Where have all Hong Kong's novelists gone?

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:19am by Alex Lo

    ... of the city. Among these were our being a cultural desert and that the people were uninterested in politics and only wanted to make money. Now, people seem more interested in protest than profit. Our young activists want to occupy Central rather than work in it. Has our cultural life been as transformed as our politics? You would think so, as troubled times often prove to be fertile ground ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1529535/where-have-all-hong-kongs-novelists-gone
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It may be time for Hong Kong activists to look outwards as good Asians

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 04:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of life, which one believes to be the best in the world but has no wish to force on other people. "Patriotism is of its nature defensive, both militarily and culturally. Nationalism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1528179/it-may-be-time-hong-kong-activists-look-outwards-good-asians

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