UCSD Stands By Dalai Lama Invite Despite Protest

On February 2, the University of California San Diego announced confirmation of their invited commencement speaker for 2017: Tenzin Gyatso, also known as the 14th Dalai Lama....

China’s Social Credit System: Black Mirror or Red Herring?...

Over the past two years, China has seen a proliferation of state-endorsed experiments representing early stages towards a national social credit system. These pilots evaluate...

Person of the Week: Cai Xia

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...

Rebel Pepper: Who’s Afraid of the Big Banned Book?...

Cartoonist Rebel Pepper comments on the case of Guangxi Normal University Press social media editor Dai Xuelin, who received a five-year prison sentence earlier this month for running...

Badiucao: One Love, One China

In recent cartoons for CDT, Badiucao puts a Valentine twist on President Trump’s emerging relationship with President Xi Jinping, which took a step forward in a recent phone call:...

Eight Reported Dead After Attack in Pishan, Xinjiang...

At the South China Morning Post, Teddy Ng reports on a fatal attack in Pishan county, Xinjiang on Tuesday, February 14. Eight were reportedly killed—including three, the alleged...