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Seven Days in Tibet
Monday 12 July 2010
Tibet: still a ‘buffer state’ for posh Westerners?
Kicking off a week of reports from Tibet,
’s editor finds that Lhasa is nothing like the mystical kingdom of British imperial fantasies.
Tuesday 13 July 2010
Chinese officialdom embraces ‘Shangri-La’
The Chinese authorities use the idea that Tibet is somehow ‘different’ to justify the lack of democracy and development.
Wednesday 14 July 2010
Are Tibetans being ‘seduced’ by modernity?
Western activists are often disappointed to find that Tibetans aren’t keen on living lives of peaceful, contemplative poverty.
Thursday 15 July 2010
Investing the Dalai Lama with unearthly powers
In one of their first interviews with a Westerner since the 2008 unrest, Tibetan officials wildly claim that the ‘Dalai clique’ is behind everything.
Friday 16 July 2010
Stuck between a rock and a hard place
Tibetans are caught between a Chinese authoritarianism that treats them as undeserving of liberty, and a shallow Western solidarity that treats them as incapable of exercising liberty.
18 June 2013
Roll up, roll up – watch Nigella being strangled!
13 June 2013
Twitter: #FreeSpeech or #EthicalCleansing?
14 June 2013:
Why should we care about The Stone Roses?
7 June 2013:
We don’t want a Time Lord for our times
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