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February 2, 2010

avatar vs. confucius

By: James Miller

What do you do, as a Chinese film board, when the Hollywood science fiction film Avatar smashes Chinese box office records in its first three weeks in theaters, when online chat sites are buzzing about the uncanny parallels between the...
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May 13, 2009

sustainable economic decisions

By: James Miller

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="360" caption="A poster announces a power plant to be built in Tianjin, China."] [/caption] On Sunday the New York Times published a report,  China Outpaces U.S. in Cleaner Coal-Fired Plants, which documented China's transition to cleaner forms of...
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December 30, 2008

china’s confucian revival

By: James Miller

By James Miller In a recent article entitled Two Big China Stories You Missed This Year Jeffrey Wasserstrom, a respected professor of Chinese history at UC Irvine, highlighted the rehabilitation of Confucius as one of the most significant trends in contemporary China....
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