Author: Cindy

Cindy is a recent graduate of UC Berkeley. She studied political science and Asian studies. She is primarily interested in Chinese political reform, social justice, particularly issues of poverty and inequality, as well as philosophy.
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Shortcuts and Lax Rules in Tianjin; Blast in Shandong

At The New York Times, Andrew Jacobs, Javier Hernandez, and Chris Buckley report on the lax oversight, official neglect, and collusion between business and corrupt officials that underlay the deadly explosions that took place earlier this month at a hazardous chemical warehouse in Tianjin’s Binhai New Area. Now, more than two weeks after explosions at its warehouses leveled

August 31, 2015 6:12 PM

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 of the pro-democracy demonstrations calling for free elections of the territory’s next chief executive after Beijing announced plans to vet potential candidates. Alan Wong at The New York Times

August 28, 2015 7:34 PM

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