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Tank Man

Or the “Unknown Rebel,” as he’s sometimes called: So small and yet so large. That photo is of course from Tiananmen Square, twenty-six years ago today, when the entire world watched an anonymous Chinese man stand alone in front of advancing tanks, not backing down in the face of communist totalitarianism. Surely, it’s one of…

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Tiananmen Square: Twenty-Five Year Anniversary — But Do You Know About Chengdu?

Do you remember Tiananmen Square? It’s difficult to believe that it was twenty-five years ago, but today, June 4th, indeed marks the twenty-fifth year anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing, China. This was when the communist dictatorship of that country quashed a political reform movement, which was begun by Beijing students who sought…

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