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Tiananmen can happen here

9 mins | Jun 10, 2020

Westerners learn the wrong lessons from a distant massacre. The George Floyd protests in the United States draw stark parallels with the Tiananmen Square massacre in China. Rui Zhong, writing in Foreign Policy, looks at why Westerners often feel so disconnected from foreign tragedies, and what they fail to learn from them.

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From Foreign Policy