Author Archive for: ‘Jennifer’

  • Liberation in Squares

    The central squares of great cities are a double-edged sword. A central authority needs places to put itself on display so the people can feel its presence. Then, in times of upheaval, these areas become places where the government must look at its people. Liberation …

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  • How Remote is Xinjiang?

    Xinjiang, China‚Äôs remote western province, is in the headlines with bad news again. The New York Times is reporting on more separatist violence and deaths. I reflect sadly that Xinjiang is just another of those corners of the world that are most often viewed through …

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