An in-progress list of source references which I use in making The EmptyPage Blog. Because I like to draw quotes from random and often seemingly unconnected sources I am going to start listing them here in 2021.




Laszlo Montgomery has made over 250 podcasts under the title The China History Podcast available wherever you listen or download.


This is en excellent site for contemporary information about China. It covers social, political, diplomatic, Art, and many many more aspects of China. Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn both speak and read Chinese, have lived and worked in China, and have many contacts with people with experience in and knowledge about China. There is no nonsense at this site. There are podcasts available

4. Graham Webster

Anywhere you can find Graham Webster is a source of good information about China. I followed his newsletter for many years, and now he is associated with different groups.

5. Euroasia Group

Ian Brimmer is president, and is a guest on many media sows about east Asia. Every year he issues a report about financial and social conditions .


Excellent introduction and reintroduction to Western philosophy in everyday language fromStephen West. Podcasts are available at iTunes and probably other like sources.

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