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Tiananmen Returns

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.30.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Despite the multitudes and the numerous digital screens shining in the Hong Kong night, memory persists in taking us back to one man. An individual who was returning from the market and decided that the treads of a tank were not going to crush his remaining civility. Twenty-five years later, reality is echoing his gesture.

Post Tiananmen: China's Body Image Shifts From Cultural to Sexual Revolution

Andrew Lam | Posted 08.03.2013 | Books
Andrew Lam

There came a startling moment when everything shifted. A man carrying two plastic bags, one in each hand, stood directly in the path of a column of armored tanks, effectively preventing them from proceeding down the avenue toward Tiananmen Square in Beijing.