Fearing for the future of a ‘free society’
I, of course, like many others, am saddened at the death of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, long a hero of mine. And of course, knowing her end was near, I hoped she would live until another administration was elected.
I am stunned at how the incumbents are so ready to replace her, with no show of grief or any sense of respecting her last wishes to wait to fill her place until a new group is sworn in.
Listening and watching the politics of today, I feel that my America is leaving me. I can only say that very few people really care about freedom, about liberty, about the truth. Very few people have guts, the kind of guts on which a real democracy has to depend.
Without people with that
- The University of Oxford has told students of Chinese politics to submit work anonymously to avoid falling foul of China’s national security law, The Guardian reported Monday.
- The law, imposed on Hong Kong on June 30, gave China the power to define and punish “separatism, subversion, terrorism and foreign interference.”
- But China says it applies to everyone, even those not in China or Hong Kong.
- An associate professor of Chinese politics at Oxford, told The Guardian that students would be “submitting and presenting work anonymously in order to afford some extra protection.”
- Princeton and Harvard Business School have also taken steps to safeguard students studying Chinese politics.
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The University of Oxford has asked students of Chinese politics to submit their work for grading anonymously so that they don’t fall foul of Hong Kong’s new national security law, The Guardian reported Monday.