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About Calvin Blackburn
Calvin graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a B.A. in Chinese Language and Culture, and has spent time in China and Taiwan. Interested in all things China, Calvin loves his dogs, politics, and strong cup of coffee.

This user has submitted 17 translations to Watching America.

From the USA to the PRC, Safety Is a Major Challenge

June 19, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

The injury and loss caused by these incidents cannot be compared, and the nature of these incidents are noticeably different. However, they both have evoked keen public interest in their respective countries. How to implement rules in modern society that help bring about people’s safety is a global problem. [Read more]

Neo-Isolationism Rears Its Head in US and Europe

April 11, 2016 // Southern Views - China - Chinese

In reality, the emergence of neo-isolationism is due to new changes in public opinion. China has watched this change in the U.S. and Europe closely and could use it to oppose U.S. interference and provocation. The rules of international policy have consistently swayed between two extremes. The first is [Read more]

Can Trump Really Be Stopped?

March 24, 2016 // Caixin - China - Chinese

If it can be said that the young senator Barack Obama’s defeat of Hilary Clinton to win the nomination in the 2008 election indicated a break with tradition for the Democratic Party; then it may be said that the Republican Party is in the process of acting out a similar play in 2016, and that the drama of this play far exceeds what occurred in 2008 for the Democrats. [Read more]

America Says China Has Recently Deployed Guided Missiles on Yongxing Island (Woody Island), Bureau of Foreign Affairs Responds

March 9, 2016 // Global Times - China - Chinese

America has time and again enticed and pressured its allies or partners into highly targeted “Joint Military Exercises” and “Joint Patrols.” These activities have aggravated the tense situation in the South China Sea, and it is only as a result of them that China has engaged in the “militarization” of the South China Sea. [Read more]