4ª semana de janeiro 2015
Lots of people inside and outside China have heard Premier Li Keqiang promote mass entrepreneurship and innovation in speeches. Far fewer know where he got the idea. It comes at least in part from the Upper West Side of Manhattan—specifically from the mind of Edmund Phelps, a Nobel prize-winning economist and Columbia University professor who wrote a 2013 book called Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change. The book has sold 100,000 copies in China, about 10 times as many as in the U.S., Phelps says
Pseudonyms were especially popular among Chinese pre-revolutionary and revolutionary writers of the 20th century, such as Lu Xun.
“For Lu Xun, it was about individual creative freedom,” said Liang Hong, a professor of Chinese literature at the China Youth University of Political Sciences in Beijing. “It also had to do with the political climate at the time. He wrote under different pen names, in part to evade censors.”