China: A multi-colored country?

Stories this week from China Herald blogger-journalist Fons Tuinstra include a public protest against the Cultural Revolution in downtown Shanghai, wage raises and indicators, a review of a book on leading Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo and a Dutch academic's thoughts on how best to describe politically today's China in colors:

“The choice is between red, orange and green. Red might be obvious, orange is the mixture of imperial yellow and communist red. Green is the mixture between red and the favorite color of the west: blue. In the end Landsberger picks the most boring color of all: brown, a mixture of yellow, red and blue. In the end it will end up being white, he ends in a somber tone: globalization will cause all color to disappear.”

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