Man of the Week: Wu Gan (Super Vulgar Butcher)

CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short biographies of public intellectuals, cartoonists, human rights activists, and other people pushing...

Tsai “Losing Control” of Pro-Independence Camp...

Relations between China and Taiwan have chilled significantly since Tsai Ing-wen of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party won the island’s presidency in January....

Public Consulted on Rules for Urban Para-police

China’s chengguan urban management officials have earned much public scorn for their tendency to use excessive force while enforcing municipal bylaws—often on illegal...

A Leaked Glimpse of “Public Sentiment Guidance” Plans...

A leaked voice message and series of screenshots from WeChat Enterprise appears to reveal a “public sentiment guidance” meeting by members of the so-called “Fifty Cent...

Badiucao (巴丢草): Mao Tribute Concerts in Australia

Australia-based cartoonist and CDT resident artist Badiucao illustrates his opinion on the upcoming Mao Zedong tribute concerts scheduled to be held in Sydney and Melbourne next...

Rising Security Star Fu Zhenghua Loses Key Role

Former Beijing police chief Fu Zhenghua rose swiftly up the ranks of China’s security apparatus in recent years. His selection for tasks such as the probe of former security...