While China’s economy continues its dramatic transformation, it seems there is little room for sentimentality. Villages, once the cornerstone of Chinese culture, are being destroyed at a rate of 300 a day, and valued traditions and customs are being eroded as progress is pursued at any cost.
At the same time, intolerable cruelty is still inflicted on overwhelming numbers of animals in China as a matter of routine, and to the dismay of much of the rest of the world. Is it possible to understand the complex web of events that have led to this and can we save the millions of donkeys that are the latest victims? Read more ›