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The Chinese Workers (Part I): a poem

Heigh-ho, Heigh-hoIt’s home from work we go… But in the morn we won’t head backThey say the machine is going slackThe boss has gone and shut the doorOur cheap-o toys won’t sell no more Heigh-ho, Heigh-ho It’s not to work we go… All those kiddies in the foreign landsWon’t have our toys to fill their […]


Communism’s Finest Hour

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 44 A massive Ikea sign in Nanjing looms over peasants as they weed a city park. Aha! The perfect ominous opening for the Forty-Fourth Totally Awesome Picture of the Week (4 being the unlucky number in China). Nanjing, China’s historical Southern capital city, known world-wide as a location of […]


FAILING WESTERN POWERS TRANSLATES TO BAD NEWS FOR WESTERN MANNEQUINS

Nanjing, CHINA – These two young American mannequins, naked with innocence but for their painted shoes, stand tall and relatively strong as they wait for the fire hoses. “We went from cherished symbols of cute to trashy reminders of sinful society seemingly over night,” said the male, a children’s size 4-6 whose right arm had […]