Tag Archives: Current Events

The verdict is in….

Comment from: “In the trial of Trayvon, the U.S. is guilty.” “The Trayvon Martin trial was not supposed to happen. This is true in two respects. The Trayvon Martin trial only took place because public outrage prompted Florida police to arrest George Zimmerman, the man who killed him, over a month after Martin’s death. The […]

Tiananmen Square: “Great Firewall” all but hides the 24th anniversary of China massacre

via CBS News. It’s still quietly referred to as “the anniversary” here. If you search for the words “Tiananmen Square” on the Internet in China, you likely won’t find anything. Even on Weibo, China’s Twitter equivalent, where Chinese are increasingly turning to speak their minds, there is little mention of Tiananmen. In fact, on social […]