Tag Archives: Understanding China

Martin Jacques: Comparing Chinese Behaviour with the West, from a Historical Point of View

Martin Jacques talked about the difference between the Chinese Behaviour and that of the West, from a historical point of view, and gave insights in understanding China today. Martin Jacques Martin Jacques is the author of the global best-seller “When China Rules the World: the End of the Western World and the Birth of a […]

Ian Johnson’s Wild Grass – The Story of China’s Grassroots Unrest

Ian Johnson, a Pulitzer Prize winner for his reporting on China for the Wall Street Journal, has found the small pockets of resistance that dot the vast landscape of Chinese society and may become the initial fissures that will someday bring down the seemingly indestructible façade of the Communist Party. In Wild Grass, he recounts the stories […]