China 20 years later

Sorry to break my blog break yet again, but today is 20 years after the Tiananmen Square massacre, and I can remember being glued to the TV and mourning.

We can’t really blame the young Chinese for their apolitical materialism, can we? Is anyone here thinking about next year, let alone 20 or 40 years down the road? Is anyone thinking at all? The banks and the old industries are using up all of the social democratic resources we need to “buy” democracy, while the middle class scrambles for cover …

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Anne

Teaching English for business communication skills, writing online for learners, translating, sailing whenever I can, from Washington, D.C.

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