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27
Feb

Deeper Context: Eating Bitterness

Have you noticed how far a newscast will go to slap a “local interest” angle on an otherwise perfectly newsworthy international story, as if we couldn’t possibly care about something happening on …

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16
May

A New Telling of the Nanjing Massacre

Lu Chuan’s 2009 film, City of Life and Death, which opened in New York last week, is a fictionalized telling of the Rape of Nanjing. Though the massacre has been downplayed in …

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03
May

Along the Yellow River on the 38th Parallel

Since our last update, David and Janet Carle have followed the 38th parallel across China, investigating water-related environmental and cultural connections. First, they visited the city of Yinchuan, near the Yellow River …

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