Silencing the Music

The chairwoman of Hong Kong’s weightlifting and powerlifting association mistakenly referred to “13 countries” in her sport’s Asian conference recently. That conference includes Hong Kong, a former British colony where Chinese officials have been expanding their control, and Taiwan, an independent island that Chinese leaders...

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Celebrating Disputes

In many countries, conflict resolution usually involves sitting in an office and talking. In the Bolivian town of San Pedro de Macha, however, it means dancing and fisticuffs. Here, the Indigenous Quechua take to the streets annually for a ritual dance and hand-to-hand combat known as “Tinku,”...

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