Prisms of Tiananmen

This year the buzzword, for Pierre Haski, at least, is “subliminal resistance.”  The 21st anniversary of the June 4, 1989 crackdown on largely young pro-democracy protesters on Tiananmen Square is arriving, with all the obligatory commemorations and non-commemoration. Chai Ling, student leader in 1989, is speaking out in the Shijie Ribao (overseas Chinese newspaper with an insane website), mainly to promote her business of online … Continue reading Prisms of Tiananmen