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  1. Comment - Blogs - COMEDY

    Robin Williams and the Chinese comedic brotherhood

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:02pm by Jesse Appell

    ... performed Xiangsheng all around the country for almost fifty years, through the Cultural Revolution and throughout China’s rise. Comedians of his era are consummate survivors; they quite literally ... the English-speaking world. When I woke up today, both my Facebook and WeChat feeds were full of condolences and reminiscent words. He is a true comedian who makes people across different cultures laugh. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1572145/robin-williams-and-chinese-comedic-brotherhood
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Business must back shift away from consumer culture

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 01:14pm by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan Bernard Chan says sustainability is at stake, in Hong Kong and elsewhere Business must back the shift away from consumer culture For years, Hong Kong has debated the idea ... dangers of debt. It also helped to highlight an almost absurd consumer culture. These things are linked, and one thing they certainly have in common it is that they are not sustainable. Looking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1568227/business-must-back-shift-away-consumer-culture
  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Princelings seek to uphold the ideals of Mao's revolution in China

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:04am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan wu.nan@scmp.com Offspring of Communist Party elders cast themselves as upholders of socialism's ideals Princelings fight to keep values of Mao's revolution While some see ... the country's revolutionary values. Such princelings include participants in the Founding Fathers Culture Promotion Association. The group hosted the first of what it hoped will become an annual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1392033/princelings-seek-uphold-ideals-maos-revolution-china
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How will Xi Jinping measure up to the Deng Xiaoping yardstick?

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:46pm by David Lampton

    ... even considering that Deng faced the "leftist" beneficiaries of the Cultural Revolution when he began. Attacking corruption is certainly popular in China, but how does one do so ... strategy was to redefine his era, from Mao's "war and revolution" posture to one of "peace and development". This change meant that extreme mass mobilisation, class ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1578548/how-will-xi-measure-deng-yardstick
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    West Kowloon Cultural District will enrich lives of generations to come

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 12:38pm by LAURENCE SCOFIELD

    ... Laurence Scofield Laurence Scofield says delayed cultural district will prove to be a good return on investment Arts hub will attract foreign companies and enrich lives of future generations Impatience over long delays is giving way to doubts that the West Kowloon Cultural District is even needed. "What for? For people to shop in?" a leading book publisher recently ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1566852/west-kowloon-cultural-district-willenrich-lives-ofgenerations-come
  6. Fractured Rebellion: The Beijing Red Guard Movement

    Posted Feb 06th 2011, 12:00am by Nick Frisch

    ... responses to the thought-rectification 'work teams' sent to campuses in the first salvo of the Cultural Revolution, and the resulting political designations ... of unfamiliar names, locales and contexts. China is no longer fixated on 'class struggle' and today's helmsmen have steadier hands. But the Cultural Revolution wasn't just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/737498/fractured-rebellion-beijing-red-guard-movement
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: Festival Moon highlights inequality in Hong Kong, past and present

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:11am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Movement and Cultural Revolution. As far as I know, the last public screening of Festival Moon with its original Putonghua soundtrack intact was at a retrospective over 30 years ago. Regrettably, ... ingredient. Under the skilled direction of Zhu Shilin, the delicacy at this 1953 movie's centre is a bittersweet confection divorced from its traditional cultural roots and transformed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1572721/art-house-festival-moon-highlights-inequality-hong-kong-past-and
  8. Lifestyle - Books - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Book review: The Slaughter, by Ethan Gutmann

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... in shape, Gutmann says. Opposed to mainland "spin control", he pans the perception that Falun Gong imaginatively paints "torture tableaux straight out of a Cultural Revolution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574190/book-review-slaughter-ethan-gutmann
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Teenage inmates endure 'culture of violence' at Rikers Island prison

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:25pm by MCT

    ... rights investigation has concluded that adolescent male inmates at Rikers Island endured a "culture of violence" in one of New York's most historic and congested detention centres, ... that at the three Rikers Island facilities that housed adolescent males, "a culture of violence endures even while a code of silence prevails". A separate 79-page report said a "pattern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567063/teenage-inmates-endure-culture-violence-rikers-island-prison
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The best way to honour Deng Xiaoping

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:38am by Hu Shuli

    ... are a dying breed. Even among those who oppose reforms, few would openly advocate a return to the days of central planning or call for a second Cultural Revolution. But the habits of leftist thought ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1577593/best-way-honour-deng-xiaoping

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