Climb

You climb ever higher One step in front of the other Yet all around People do not see you They see a slithering snake

CGTN: Flawed narrative about China in U.S. damages potential for a shared future

In my latest editorial for CGTN, I explore the culture of fear about China that has been created in the U.S. ...the American public is not being served by the biased assessment of China's history, potential and ambitions coming from the elite media and so-called experts. Trust is essential if real progress between the two … Continue reading CGTN: Flawed narrative about China in U.S. damages potential for a shared future

Whispers

They once spoke in whispers Scampering to the darkness Whenever a certain someone was near Now in full throat they scream Demanding a moment in the light Knowing that someone is gone They are the feeble and the weak Yesterday, today and tomorrow

Beijing Review: Two Sessions acknowledge future opportunities and challenges

In my inaugural editorial for Beijing Review, I take a look at recently concluded Two Sessions gathering in China and what it might mean for the country and the world. Meanwhile, whole-process democracy—a term that irks the West—remained a central theme at the Two Sessions. "Whole-process people's democracy integrates process-oriented democracy with results-oriented democracy, procedural … Continue reading Beijing Review: Two Sessions acknowledge future opportunities and challenges

Look

We look at the pretty people Imagine being part of their perfect universe Watch them amid the flashing of lights Dream of maybe becoming one If only our pain would disappear But it doesn't Ever

CGTN: Lies about WMD damage U.S. credibility at U.N.

In my latest editorial for CGTN, I examine why the years 2003 and 2021 remain critical in understanding why U.S. credibility is questioned around the world. The damage done to U.S. credibility across the world because of the lies about Iraq and China ensure a dark cloud continues to hang over Washington. Put rather bluntly: … Continue reading CGTN: Lies about WMD damage U.S. credibility at U.N.