Bag’s Take-Away:
I think it’s relatively amazing that we are seeing this kind of photo coming from China. I don’t believe we would have a few years ago.
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(credit: Andy Wong/Associated Press  caption: The artist Ai Weiwei, second from left, was stopped by a plainclothes police officer while he argued with another officer outside his home in Beijing. Earlier, the Chinese Authorities had barred Mr. Ai from the courtroom where his lawsuit against tax officials was being heard.)
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I think it’s relatively amazing that we are seeing this kind of photo coming from China. I don’t believe we would have a few years ago.

via The New York Times Lens

(credit: Andy Wong/Associated Press caption: The artist Ai Weiwei, second from left, was stopped by a plainclothes police officer while he argued with another officer outside his home in Beijing. Earlier, the Chinese Authorities had barred Mr. Ai from the courtroom where his lawsuit against tax officials was being heard.)

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New art form alert: The Chinese wedding photo. 
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(credit: Ng Han Guan/AP Photocaption: A gardener waters the lawn near a couple getting their wedding photos taken at a park in Beijing, Monday, May 14, 2012.)
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New art form alert: The Chinese wedding photo.

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(credit: Ng Han Guan/AP Photocaption: A gardener waters the lawn near a couple getting their wedding photos taken at a park in Beijing, Monday, May 14, 2012.)

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The role of women in high places remains blurry.

via: MSNBC

(photo: Andy Wong / AP caption: Tea party
Hostesses walk past delegates after filling their tea cups during a plenary session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 11.)

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The role of women in high places remains blurry.

via: MSNBC

(photo: Andy Wong / AP caption: Tea party Hostesses walk past delegates after filling their tea cups during a plenary session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 11.)

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Bag’s Take-Away:

Juxtaposition of the Day: Biden China Trip Something of a Riot…

Certainly, the battle that broke out on the basketball court ending the “goodwill” game between Georgetown and a Chinese pro team reveals the bilateral tension underlying Biden’s well-choreographed visit to Beijing. Biden was at the game but left before all hell broke loose.

I had a hard time, by the way, choosing between the “after you” combo and this one.


(photo 1: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images AsiaPac caption: Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping accompanies U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (R) to view an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony inside the Great Hall of the People on August 18, 2011 in Beijing, China. Biden will visit China, Mongolia and Japan from August 17-25.)screengrab: Reuters via ESPN.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Juxtaposition of the Day: Biden China Trip Something of a Riot…

Certainly, the battle that broke out on the basketball court ending the “goodwill” game between Georgetown and a Chinese pro team reveals the bilateral tension underlying Biden’s well-choreographed visit to Beijing. Biden was at the game but left before all hell broke loose.

I had a hard time, by the way, choosing between the “after you” combo and this one.

(photo 1: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images AsiaPac caption: Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping accompanies U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (R) to view an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony inside the Great Hall of the People on August 18, 2011 in Beijing, China. Biden will visit China, Mongolia and Japan from August 17-25.)screengrab: Reuters via ESPN.)

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