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Ai Weiwei: The enemy of walls – The Boston Globe

My new piece on Ai Weiwei, on his artworks and new film, also on this ever-changing world and the humanity. 上周出差纽约写的稿子,是说艺术和电影,也说社会和人性。

Courage will persist

Attended the Courage in Journalism Awards Ceremony yesterday in New York. The parents of Kim Wall, the Swedish journalist who was brutally murdered, were here with us. And, everyone got a card of my friend Sim…

Mark Zuckerberg’s China dilemma: To kowtow or not? – The Boston Globe

The third column I wrote for the Globe. I do think the big name companies and leaders of free world have the obligation to “don’t be evil”. PS: Let’s pray, there would be no mass shootings…

How can I miss the “Rocket man” issue?

My second column in the Globe is about North Korea, of course. Here is the link: http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/columns/2017/09/26/china-delicate-dance-with-rocket-man-and-dotard/Q5VYKIXPS4D87QodxXJKcI/story.html

Meet Kasparov, such a wise and courageous man.

In this semester’s first Starr Forum which is a brand event of CIS at MIT, the respected Russian chess grandmaster and dissident political activist Garry Kasparov talked about “Trump-Putin Phenomenon”. Luckily, I managed to interview him…

【Nerd Pride & Humor】The Harvard Bridge between MIT campus (in Cambridge) and Boston is measured by a strange standard– Smoot….

【Nerd Pride & Humor】The Harvard Bridge between MIT campus (in Cambridge) and Boston is measured by a strange standard– Smoot. In October 1958, Oliver Smoot, a then student who graduated in 1962 repeatedly lay down…

(September 6th)  One day at Harvard. The interview with Professor Yasheng Huang on the weaknesses of democracies and then this…

(September 6th)  One day at Harvard. The interview with Professor Yasheng Huang on the weaknesses of democracies and then this great forum–Are Democracies in Peril? Ps: love this uni-sex restroom’s design.

(September 4th) Just a few days, have already fallen love for this city, a perfect combination of history and vitality. The best…

(September 4th) Just a few days, have already fallen love for this city, a perfect combination of history and vitality. The best place ever to get to know about how the founders of the United…

Express and Metro at the New York Times

Time has really been flying. I have two more weeks left of this fellowship, and I know they’ll pass in the blink of an eye. I last posted here when I was beginning my stint…