U.S. Admitted Zero Uyghur Refugees in Fiscal 2021

Why Carl Schmitt Matters to China: Uncovering the pathology of Schmitt Fever

Facebook Services Are Used to Spread Religious Hatred in India, Internal Documents Show

Alec Baldwin ‘Rust’ camera crew walked off before shooting

This is great. I’ve long known of George Psalmanazar’s fraud (claiming to be a prince of Formosa), but not about the efforts to expose him afterwards!

Court rulings free Hong Kong police to probe older offences under security law (i.e. violations that took place BEFORE the law went into effect!!!)

Namewee and Kimberley Chen blocked on Weibo after releasing satirical duet

DPP lawmaker admits being a KMT informant (Who will be next?)

Jake Werner’s excellent in-depth review of Isabella Weber’s How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Market Reform Debate

Comments by Vijay Prashad, Richard Wolff at DSA Event, as well as David Harvey, Reveal Fanciful Idealization of China

On the importance of The Free, Prior and Informed Consent in Indigenous Peoples and Business Activities in Taiwan

The Rise of the Chinese Tankie: The enemy of your enemy is not always your friend

Maria Ressa’s Nobel Prize is a huge blow to Facebook

Flatworms Can Reproduce by Ripping Themselves in Half (And the half without a head retains memories!)

They Had the Vaccines and a Plan to Reopen. Instead They Got Cold Feet

We have this dumb spectacle of 117 people, everyone from non-anthropologists to Gods of the Discipline, applying for a mid-level academic position.

Microsoft Translator releases literary Chinese translation

He escaped the Dark Web’s biggest bust. Now he’s back (This is all totally insane…)

Imperial Japan’s Forever War, 1895-1945

How China Avoided Soviet-Style Collapse “Understanding the shifting balance of social forces, interest groups and political factions …to see how China escaped the shock therapy that brought down the Soviet Union.”

John Dickerson: Every Dog Is a Rescue Dog

Europe needs to back browser-level controls to fix cookie consent nightmares, says privacy group (I thought it was bad before, but it really is much worse when you are in Europe…)

NY Times investigation on COVID in India: senior officials forced scientists at elite institutions to downplay the threat to prioritize Mr. Modi’s political goals

Coronavirus Ventilation: A New Way to Think About Air

How a Massachusetts case could end the Texas abortion law