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June 2009

It’s a year of anniversaries in China – 60 years of communist control; 30 years since capitalists joined the party; and 20 years ago next month since tanks rolled over Chinese reform movements in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square.

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The fading roar

The fading roar

Without the Tigers, can the Tamils ever obtain equality?
On the world’s factory floor

On the world’s factory floor

Facts and figures about China’s growth and what it costs.
Sounds Like Teen Spirit

Sounds Like Teen Spirit

Directed by *Jamie J Johnson*, yes, it is about Eurovision, and many of the songs are appalling, but what comes over is the...

Sugar

More than a sports film: Sugar explores the American Dream, competitiveness and simple human values.
Confucius goes to Chile

Confucius goes to Chile

*Lezak Shallat* discovers why Latin Americans are learning Chinese.
The Cultural Crusades

The Cultural Crusades

Throw away the guns. *Nick Young* reports on the conquering power of Chinese culture.
The next dynasty

The next dynasty

Resource wars? Climate armageddon? What business-as-usual in China will mean for the rest of the world.

Mohamed Al-Daradji

Ed Stocker talked with the Iraqi filmmaker
Our children’s inheritance

Our children’s inheritance

by *Polyp*

The yuan plays the dollar

Egyptian economist *Gouda Abdel-Khalek* talks with *Rowenna Davis* about China’s political plays in the Middle East.
Dirty diplomacy

Dirty diplomacy

Concern over the Canadian Government's handling of Canada’s tar sands
Denial and dismissal

Denial and dismissal

Despite growing evidence, the Kenyan Government evades accountability for murder

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