Facts About Humans, Secrets of China, and e-sports

A few days ago Mao wrote his (pretty damning) summary of the BBC’s recent Are Our Kids Tough Enough? and its covert conservative agenda. At the risk of riding his coattails and turning this blog into a China-centric, anti-BBC forum I’m going to continue this discussion with a brief mention of another recent programme: Secrets of China. … Read More Facts About Humans, Secrets of China, and e-sports

The Sneaky Conservative Narrative in Are Our Kids Tough Enough? Chinese School

[Warning: this is going to be a rant.] The BBC is meant to be neutral. But it, of course, isn’t. Cue one of the latest documentaries to be released by the BBC, the three part series Are Our Kids Tough Enough? Chinese School. It pits two different education systems – the English and the Chinese… Read More The Sneaky Conservative Narrative in Are Our Kids Tough Enough? Chinese School