The Green Lei Feng

Lei Feng was an interesting figure in Communist China’s historiography. In the 1960’s, after he was killed, his diaries were ‘discovered’ and he was turned into a propaganda hero who gave himself selflessly to the Party’s cause. Now, interestingly, he is being adapted for the new Party propaganda drive, environmentalism. This is what the old …

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Lee is speaking!

I’ll be giving a presentation on some of our trip at UGA’s Tate Reception Hall in the Tate Student Center tomorrow, Thursday, September 4th at lunch, from 12-1. If you are in Athens, stop by.    

Beginning Now

Galen proves that he is ready for the trip. When he got his Chinese visa, he went out to get a silly, desert-explorer hat, as demonstrated by the selfie below. June will be coming soon, and we’ll be beginning our hitchhiking trip across China via the Silk Road. Hopefully, he will eventually get a real …

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