Currents of Thought 思潮

1510 on Bringing up Children

1510 (Yiwu yishi 一五一十) is a Chinese idiom which means ‘to tell things objectively and honestly’. My1510.cn is a website founded by Phoenix TV journalist Rose Luqiu Luwei in 2007 that brings together essays by a range of Chinese writers. Below is a summary of several recent articles on 1510 about children. From ‘tiger mums’ … more

Views on the Shifang 什邡 Protests

Plans to build a molybdenum-copper alloy plant in Shifang, Sichuan province, drew large-scale protests from concerned citizens on 2 July, and culminated in a face-off with riot police armed with tear gas. The local authorities’ tough response to the demonstrations was widely criticized on China’s microblogs, where users passed around photos of heavily-armed police clashing … more

1510 on the Beijing Flood of 2012

’1510′ (yi wu yi shi 一五一十) is a Chinese idiom which means ‘to tell things objectively and honestly’. My1510.cn is a website founded by Phoenix TV journalist Rose Luqiu Luwei in 2007 that brings together essays by a range of Chinese writers. After the recent floods in Beijing, 1510 opened a special section to cover … more