‘Succession is the Issue’: Rap Ditty on the Kim Clan and Sino-North Korean Relations

If you want footnotes or typed lyrics, then they shall be produced.  Otherwise, enjoy this little ditty, which began in the pre-dawn with a civilized train ride and a consequent eyeful of Mount Ranier red sunrise over frozen fields (the peak appearing to erupt in slow motion), and ended twenty minutes later in a gust on top of a garbage can. A model for future … Continue reading ‘Succession is the Issue’: Rap Ditty on the Kim Clan and Sino-North Korean Relations

Taiwan, Mama Wants You To Come Home for Dinner!

October 1 commemorations are now in the rear-view mirror, but there remains much excavation left to perform on the event and China’s self-interpretation. One very important aspect of the celebrations and Xinhua/CCTV’s emphasis therein was on unity and harmony with Taiwan.   Major goals of CCP foreign policy since the inception of the state — should nto be suprising.  Xinhua outlets excitedly reported on their cooperation … Continue reading Taiwan, Mama Wants You To Come Home for Dinner!

Academic Rap

Yo yo yo I got the first blog about academic rap claptrap deleterious on foreign ministries,  日, various snaps like a turtle on the road to find maps of northeast asia cos the northeast is a major player like Suleski on Manchurian Youth Corps I’ll leave you wanting more in terms of self-expression from anything else you’ll explore tenure prophylactics to speech hatch mathmatical Greeks … Continue reading Academic Rap

Inner Dialogue

Summer, the era of the self, is over, and the academic year begins.  Narcissus goes into hiding in a cave by the border, lurking, perhaps to infiltrate one’s apartment in the wee hours when the cops have stopped cruising.  The docks and harbors in Tacoma undulate with aimless slow motion, train whistles echo, and the museums of downtown collide up against one’s vision, testament to … Continue reading Inner Dialogue