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Susan Brownell

Blog Entries by Susan Brownell

Why Were Chinese People So Angry About the Attempts to Seize the Torch in the International Torch Relay?

Posted July 31, 2008 | 08:07:26 (EST)

This posting originally appeared on The China Beat .

I have just returned from five days in the earthquake disaster zone in Sichuan province, where I was a member of the "People's Olympic Education Promotion Team" that visited Deyang city to conduct "Youth Olympic Games Re-enactments" at six local...

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Are the Beijing Olympic Games Being Used as a Propaganda Campaign to Prop up the Communist Party?

Posted July 19, 2008 | 12:30:18 (EST)

This post originally appeared on The China Beat.

"Olympic education"
is the IOC's label for the educational efforts that are supposed to be an integral part of the Olympic Movement as required by Fundamental Principle #1 of the Olympic Charter, which states that Olympism is...

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Why Can't the Chinese Authorities Allow a Little Space for Protests During the Olympics?

Posted July 12, 2008 | 12:09:21 (EST)

This is a shorter and revised version of two blog postings originally posted on The China Beat as "Olympic FAQs #4 and 5."

How is Beijing Planning to Handle Political Protests during the Olympic Games?

One of the most important issues for the upcoming Beijing Olympics is whether activists...

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