Word for the Day, Status for the Century?: Exportweltmeister

And the torch has been passed to a new land: the German newspaper Suddeutscher Zeitung reports on China surpassing the Bundesrepublik as the “world’s top exporter,” or, literally, “world master of exports” in an article entitled “China, You Are Germany.“ Continue reading Word for the Day, Status for the Century?: Exportweltmeister

Snakes and Brothers: New Publication on Chinese Views of North Korea

For readers in North America who have access to Korean Quarterly, an upcoming essay of mine will be appearing in that publication in a couple of weeks’ time.  KQ, based in Minneapolis, is one of my favorite venues for publication and I’m fortunate that its dynamic editors, Stephen Wenrow and Martha Vickery, now allow me to wax rhapsodic to a much broader audience than I … Continue reading Snakes and Brothers: New Publication on Chinese Views of North Korea