Once again, Stalingrad is here.
China is closing Tibet to foreign visitors ahead of the three-year anniversary of anti-government protests in western China.
The New Yorker’s China correspondent, Evan Osnos, visited the Colbert Report on Thursday to talk about the fast-growing superpower. Among Colbert’s suggestions to beat China at their own game: blow up the sun.
Being cut off from Facebook can feel like torture – and one man is seeking damages to the tune of half-a-million dollars.
Thursday’s links got too famous too soon.
“The Cuban model doesn’t even work for us anymore.”
— FIDEL CASTRO, during an interview with The Atlantic‘s Jeffrey Goldberg, explaining that the country’s Communist model gives the state too much economic power (via The Atlantic)
The Communist Manifesto isn’t the only book on the former Cuban dictator’s mantel.