Kent Ewing

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Missouri violence shows an America still grappling with the tinderbox of race

Sadly, reports coming out of Ferguson, Missouri, these days read a lot like the stories I grew up with in that US state in the 1960s and 1970s: an act of perceived racial injustice against African Americans is followed by violent protest and looting.

25 Aug 2014 - 11:46AM

Sadly, reports coming out of Ferguson, Missouri, these days read a lot like the stories I grew up with in that US state in the 1960s and 1970s: an act of perceived racial injustice against African Americans is followed by violent protest and looting.

Missouri violence shows an America still grappling with the tinderbox of race
End of ESF as the affordable choice for Hong Kong's middle class

Ever since British gunboats took on the overmatched Chinese navy in the name of "free trade" (then a euphemism for the right to peddle opium), Hong Kong has been a place of great paradoxes.

28 Apr 2015 - 5:28PM

Ever since British gunboats took on the overmatched Chinese navy in the name of "free trade" (then a euphemism for the right to peddle opium), Hong Kong has been a place of great paradoxes.

End of ESF as the affordable choice for Hong Kong's middle class
Should race be a factor in US university admissions process?

Since 13 British colonies in America became an independent nation 238 years ago, no race has been barred by law from entering the United States - except, that is, the Chinese, declared personae non gratae by the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Since 13 British colonies in America became an independent nation 238 years ago, no race has been barred by law from entering the United States - except, that is, the Chinese, declared personae non gratae by the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.

Should race be a factor in US university admissions process?
Painful path to equality
27 Aug 2004 - 12:00AM
Painful path to equality
Two shades of grey
12 Aug 2004 - 12:00AM
Two shades of grey
My unfinished Hong Kong story
4 Jun 2005 - 12:00AM
My unfinished Hong Kong story
Confession of a reluctant American
How to mix red and blue
9 Nov 2004 - 12:00AM
How to mix red and blue
Going public: confessions of an expat snob
The colonial party's over
6 Oct 2005 - 12:00AM
The colonial party's over
As in touch with reality as a posh hotel
Solving global problems
11 Mar 2006 - 12:00AM
Solving global problems
Lazy, hazy days of summer? Get real!
Love thy neighbour, Hong Kong
14 Feb 2005 - 12:00AM
Love thy neighbour, Hong Kong
Students have been playing roles since the 1920s
Fun worth fighting for
31 May 2008 - 12:00AM
Fun worth fighting for
Saying no to the American dream
Brought to book for the fun of it
Resisting the urge to run
19 Jul 2005 - 12:00AM
Resisting the urge to run
Yearning for the days of Uncle Walt
Netizens of the world unite
13 Jan 2007 - 12:00AM
Netizens of the world unite
Hong Kong response to special needs children unacceptable
A concept far bigger than HK
24 Jun 2006 - 12:00AM
A concept far bigger than HK
Despair not, frustrated voters
29 Apr 2004 - 12:00AM
Despair not, frustrated voters
Home-grown Web 2.0 intranet wins plaudits far and wide
Cyberspace playgrounds out of bounds for schools
Look to Hong Kong, America
16 Jul 2004 - 12:00AM
Look to Hong Kong, America
Maori history comes to life
31 May 2008 - 12:00AM
Maori history comes to life
Funny clips can be a useful educational tool
It sure beats an office job
24 Jun 2006 - 12:00AM
It sure beats an office job