Gender, Culture, and Politics. With Teeth.

The Dalai Lama said yesterday that he may choose a young girl to be his successor and indicated that he's ready to pass his political role on to Tibetans in exile. The 73-year-old monk embraced pro-democracy Chinese activist Chin Jin in front of reporters and said he may pick his successor before he passes away. His

A British blog has landed an exclusive interview with the individual responsible for stoking all the unrest in Tibet. Not the Dalai Lama, silly! Bjork. "When I said 'Tibet, Tibet.' I whispered it three times. There was no fuss in the room. It happened afterwards on websites. It shows more than anything that China has