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Articles by Josh Schrei

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Josh Schrei is a strategist, writer, activist, critical thinker, and student of Indo-Tibetan history and philosophy. His work focuses on the dissection of all-too-common memes in China-Tibet propaganda and American political and religious thought.

To Die With Dignity in Your Own Land
Tibet, China, and the Politics of Disaster
Friday, Apr 16, 2010 – 2:33 am | 4 Comments
To Die With Dignity in Your Own Land

The Tibetans that died in Jyekundo had the right to die as Tibetans, not as Chinese.
The tragic 6.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Jyekundo yesterday has been consistently labeled the “China Quake” by …

The Value Of Freedom, The Ugliness of Censorship: Google, the UFC, and China
Saturday, Mar 27, 2010 – 1:14 pm | No Comment

UFC President Dana White isn’t exactly going to win any PC awards anytime soon. The notorious spokesman for the rapidly-growing full contact martial arts empire is known for his tendency to speak first and think …

A Lie Repeated – The Far Left’s Flawed History of Tibet
Saturday, Feb 27, 2010 – 1:36 pm | 4 Comments

“A lie repeated a hundred times becomes the truth.”
-Chairman Mao
As a lifelong activist who has worked on human rights issues around the globe, I hold the view that the best representatives of a culture are …

What Good It Does: A Response to A. Tom Grunfeld on the Obama – Dalai Lama Meeting
Saturday, Feb 27, 2010 – 1:17 pm | No Comment

Like an aging quasi-rock star who can’t help repeatedly playing that one hit that made him famous all those years ago, A. Tom Grunfeld always manages to revert to his perceived trump card on the …

The War Over Words: Why Google’s New Approach to China Should Be the Only Approach
Wednesday, Jan 13, 2010 – 1:19 pm | No Comment

Yesterday, Google announced formally what many of us in the human rights world told them four years ago would happen if they stepped into the ring with the Chinese government.
It appears that our friends in …

An Open Letter to My Favorite President Ever with a Pointed Message from a Cartoon Lion: You Can Do Better
Wednesday, Nov 18, 2009 – 1:21 pm | One Comment

Dear President Obama:
In Walt Disney’s 1994 film The Lion King, there is a Kenobi-esque moment in which the deceased head of the pride — Mufasa — appears as an apparition before his reasonably accomplished yet …

Hey PRC, you don’t know Lincoln from shit
Saturday, Nov 14, 2009 – 1:26 pm | No Comment

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it.”
– Abraham Lincoln
The Chinese Government’s most recent abomination — comparing Abraham Lincoln’s war on slavery …

“One of the Greatest and Most Exciting Events in Human History.”
Saturday, Mar 28, 2009 – 1:43 pm | No Comment

The Chinese government — and apologist journalism — achieved new lows today, with a Beijing spokesperson quoted in this monstrosity of an article by AP’s Anita Chang as saying that the occupation of Tibet was: …

Justice Too Long Delayed: A Humble Inji’s Take on the Dharamsala Meetings
Saturday, Nov 15, 2008 – 1:33 pm | No Comment

“I have yet to engage in a direct action campaign that was “well timed”. For years now I have heard the word “Wait!” This “Wait” has almost always meant “Never.” We must come to see… …

Democracy Takes a Dive: How San Francisco Became Beijing for a Day.
Monday, Apr 28, 2008 – 2:05 pm | No Comment

Earlier this week, the International Olympic Committee was considering scrapping the entire Olympic torch run due to the controversy and protests surrounding it. Apparently, PR-value and face-saving prevailed over common sense, and rather than …