Nationalism: Not Nearly Dead Enough

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 04/27/2005 12:00 am EDT

The Chinese government has now ordered the public to cool it -- "Do not take part in protest activities that have not been approved," said Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing on April 19 -- but we all know that the violent anti-Japanese protests that swept China in the past few weeks were tacitly approved, at least at the start.

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