Looking at Berkshire’s LoveUSHateUS.com in 2018

Thinking about how China is perceived always brings me back to the time when the Washington DC-based Congressional Quarterly Press asked us to develop three volumes called Global Perspectives on the United States (which we eventually published ourselves under the Berkshire imprint, after CQP tried to censor the contents). This was towards the end of the

By |2018-08-16T07:22:44-05:00August 16th, 2018|Berkshire Blog|1 Comment

A 45th anniversary that matters today: the Shanghai Communiqué

Today is the 45th anniversary of the signing, in China, of the "Shanghai Communiqué," the first of three agreements that established the"one-China" policy and provided a foundation for US-China relations that continues to this day. The Shanghai Communiqué is a remarkable document that I think of often as I work with Chinese publishing colleagues. Everyone seems to

By |2017-04-02T06:29:48-05:00February 28th, 2017|Berkshire Blog|0 Comments

No Adverbs, Please, Mr. Xi

Tonight, the president of the People’s Republic of China, XI Jinping, will give the only policy speech of his first state visit to the United States. Below you’ll find a link for the live feed from the dinner taking place in Seattle. This has reminded me of the time I heard Mr. Xi speak in Washington DC.

By |2015-09-30T07:35:58-05:00September 22nd, 2015|Karen's Letter|2 Comments

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