Ny sida, ny profil

I mitten av 2012 lanserade jag och Björn Djurberg nyhetssidan Världens Folkrikaste Land.

Ambitionen, som vi formulerade den då, var att ”fylla ett tomrum” inom den svenska pressen genom att leverera kontinuerlig och heltäckande rapportering från Kina. Vi ville erbjuda både kontext och fördjupning, ett alternativ till den ytliga och fragmentariska bild av Kina som dominerade de svenska medierna. Läs vidare →

A History of Lei Feng: World’s most famous soldier

Today, the young soldier Lei Feng (1940-1962) would probably have been amazed and shocked to see what his China has become. If he would not already have been dead, he would perhaps have had a hard time surviving the shock from seeing the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) turning its guns on its own people during the crackdown of the Tiananmen protests on 4 June 1989. Maybe he would have joined in the protests of his superiors, the generals Nie Rongzhen and Xu Xiangqian. Läs vidare →