The Triumph of Piero

Piero is a gripping narrator who never diverts our attention from the main figures and the predominant events. In the depiction of emotional agitation, emphatically recommended by aesthetic theories of the time, Piero is restrained. For him, it is gesture and especially gaze that are most important.
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Who Is Xi?

Once Xi Jinping acceded to top office he was widely expected to pursue political liberalization and market reform. Instead he has reinstated many of the most dangerous features of Mao’s rule: personal dictatorship, enforced ideological conformity, and arbitrary persecution.
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