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Category: China
June 8, 2009 at 4:21 PM

China’s restrictions

Technology trumps oppression Seattle Times editorial page editor Ryan Blethen deserves praise for highlighting how personal freedom has not followed economic prosperity in China (“The Tiananmen conversation China won’t let happen,” June 7). The Internet age is making it harder for oppressive regimes like China’s to quell freedom of expression. But the tyrant’s reflex to stamp it…


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April 15, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Katrina victims’ tainted drywall

We lose by buying cheap from China When are we going to wake up? China is a dictatorship and a communistic country that we continue to get lead-based toys and bad food from. To top it off, now the poor Katrina people have installed sulfur-filled drywall from China in rebuilding their homes [“Latest Katrina disaster: tainted…


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February 20, 2009 at 3:17 PM

Clean-energy forum

Taking responsibility, hoping for positive change With China rising into hegemonic power as the United States slowly gives up its status, it is great that the two are discussing clean-energy technology [“Clean-energy forum lets U.S., China swap ideas,” Business, Feb 18]. The previous, failed agreements only make this forum more important. For every week it takes to…


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