Badiucao Ebook: Watching Big Brother

China Digital Times has published a new eBook, “Watching Big Brother: Political Cartoons by Badiucao.” Born in Shanghai and currently based in Australia, Badiucao is one of...

Badiucao (巴丢草): New Year’s Revolution

Badiucao greets the Year of the Monkey with a papercut-style play on “Lunar New Year’s Eve” (Chúxī 除夕) and “get rid of Xi Jinping” (chú Xí...

Translation: Ten Notes on Taipei

Wang Yiqiao, a PhD candidate in constitutional law at Indiana University, wrote these ten observations on the recent Taiwanese presidential elections. He published this essay...

Hong Kong Publishers Confirmed Held in China

Police in China have confirmed that they are holding three of the publishers and booksellers who had earlier disappeared from Hong Kong. Two of their colleagues—Lee Bo and Gui Minhai—are...

Oil Deal Lets China Stake Claim in Ecuadorian Amazon...

In recent years, as Beijing has been expanding economic ties with Latin America, engagement with Ecuador has been viewed with a mixture of hope and unease—while an inflow...

Word of the Week: Society-sick-me-medicine

The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens or encountered in online political discussions. These are the words...