Global Communist Media at your Fingertips

A new e-resource, Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda, brings a treasure trove of film to your fingertips. Digitized, captioned, and made searchable by Adam Matthew, Socialism on Film included documentaries, newsreels, and feature films spanning the early 20th century through the 1980s. British communist Stanley Forman collected the films which then […]


China Data and GIS Workshop

Are you interested in learning about spatial data and spatial analysis? If so, you don’t want to miss this upcoming workshop on China and U.S. data and GIS. Dr. Shuming Bao, director of China Data Center at the University of Michigan, will be here at MSE Library to teach about spatial study of economy and health […]


The Strange Life of the Snake According to People’s Daily

The digital edition of People’s Daily is one of the recent additions to our growing collection of Chinese language resources. What is People’s Daily? People’s Daily (Renmin ribao) is the most important daily newspaper in the People’s Republic of China. Founded in 1946, the paper has been the official organ of the Chinese Communist Party […]


The Other Election

For better or worse, the most expensive presidential election in US history is finally over. With high emotions subsiding and bruises healing, people pick up where they left and go about their normal business. TV channels fill the void left by the big election with  strong doses of natural disasters and human follies. Few people […]