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  • China's new revolutionaries: U.S. consumers

    Who would have thought that tainted pet food and toys would threaten to unravel the authoritarian export model of Chinese growth that the brutal Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989 was partly meant to secure? China's then "paramount leader" Deng Xiaoping, who had been purged during the Cultural Revolution, could well imagine how political upheaval would derail China's stable path to prosperity. But it surely never entered his mind, nor that of his descendant comrades, that the fickle American consumer would one day become, as the students in the square wanted to be, the agent of revolutionary change in China.
  • From the archives: U.S.-China Strains Surface; Basis of Relationship Shifts

    WASHINGTON -- At the time, Republican presidential contender Ronald Reagan called it "a shabby, needless blow." His intra-party rival, George Bush, branded it "an abject American retreat." And then-Sen. John Tower (R-Tex.) termed it "unconscionable."...

    From the archives: A High-Tech Version of Wallposter

    Driven by a desire to vent rage and sorrow kindled by historic events in their homeland, Chinese scattered throughout the world have turned to a collection of computer networks they have fashioned into a high-tech version of Chinese wallposters. From...

    From the archives: Protests For Democracy Troops Fire on Beijing Crowds

    BEIJING -- Chinese troops of the People's Liberation Army opened fire with automatic weapons early today on huge crowds of civilians in Beijing, killing at least 100 of them and perhaps many more, according to medical and diplomatic reports, in a...