Tag Archives: Socialism Is Great

Lijia Zhang on Her Speaking Career…

Lijia Zhang shares her personal story of being an international speaker, and tips on giving a good speech… I’ve just returned from HK where I gave a speech to the International Trademark Association’s Annual Conference about how to give a good public speech. Below is a much edited version. I became a public speaker after […]

Lijia Zhang on China Migrants’s Mental Health

Lijia Zhang‘s insights on China migrant’s mental health, published by CNN… Factory life far from home leaves China’s migrant workers vulnerable By Lijia Zhang, for CNN January 2, 2014 In a brightly-lit Shenzhen restaurant, 21-year-old Zheng Liqiang, a migrant worker from the inland province of Sichuan, describes his life in this southern Chinese city as […]

LiJia Zhang on China’s unfeasible plan of forcing people to visit their parents

LiJia Zhang, Beijing-based writer and the author of “Socialism Is Great! A Worker’s Memoir of the New China” published on July 15, 2013, an article in the Guardian UK about China’s unfeasible plan for the ‘grey tide’: force people to visit their parents. The findings of the China health and retirement longitudinal study of Peking University, […]

LiJia Zhang: Chen Guangcheng – Banished, but Not Gone

LiJia Zhang, Beijing-based writer and the author of “Socialism Is Great! A Worker’s Memoir of the New China” published on April 29, 2013, an article in New York Times about Chen Guangcheng, the blind lawyer activist, who is in exile in the US. LiJia was worrying that Chen Guangcheng will have the same fate as many other […]