Can the Government Sell the People on GMOs?

At The New Yorker, Christina Larson looks at the Chinese public’s distrust of genetically modified food, and how it has led GMO research and development to become a rare case...

Sensitive Words: “Interview” with Xi’s First Wife...

Sensitive Words highlights keywords that are blocked from Sina Weibo search results. CDT independently tests the keywords before posting them, but some searches later become accessible...

Badiucao: T-Shirt Detention

In his latest drawing, cartoonist Badiucao draws attention to a Guangdong woman believed to have been detained for her role in designing and mailing T-shirts showing support for...

In Crackdown on Rumors, Journalist “Confesses”...

Wang Xiaolu, a journalist for Caijing Magazine, was detained after the recent stock market crash for “spreading fake information” after publishing a report claiming...

CDT Bookshelf: Liz Carter on “Let 100 Voices Speak”...

Based in Washington, D.C., Liz Carter translates Chinese-language textbooks and writes at A Big Enough Forest. Carter is the former Managing Editor of Tea Leaf Nation and...

Umbrella Movement Leaders Charged in Hong Kong

Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, and Alex Chow, three student leaders of the 2014 Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong, are facing charges for storming into a government compound at the start...