After taking over the temple and evicting its nuns, a Taiwanese man embarked on his singular mission: “I am determined to lead the people of Taiwan province to reunify with our motherland.”
Maura Cunningham 马丽娜Taiwan's Biyun Temple is no longer a place for Buddhist prayer and reflection; instead, it now displays "Communist Party symbols, propaganda posters and portraits of party leaders like Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai." Story by @amyyqin.
17 Likes, 1 Comments - Maura Elizabeth Cunningham (@mauracunningham82) on Instagram: “Even though I still have the A/C running today, the leaves are starting to turn and apples are…”
Maura Cunningham 马丽娜Even though I still have the A/C running today, the leaves are starting to turn and apples are piled high at the supermarket, so fall is definitely on its way in #puremichigan. This calls…
A German theater company’s staging of the Henrik Ibsen play “An Enemy of the People” invited audience members to voice their complaints about society.
Maura Cunningham 马丽娜I don't know Ibsen's "An Enemy of the People," but with a name like that and an audience-led airing of grievances, it's actually kind of amazing that it got cleared for performance in Xi's China in the first place.
At the heart of Michael Szonyi’s new book are two questions: 1) How did ordinary people in the Ming deal with their obligations to provide manpower to the army?, and 2) What were the broader consequences of their behavior?” The Art of Being...