Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is a writer and translator. She was the Translations Editor at China Digital Times from 2011-2016. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Cairo Review of Books, The Postcolonialist, and Foreign Policy. She is an alumna of the Penn Kemble Democracy Forum Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy. Before tracking Chinese social media, Anne studied Inner Mongolian folk music at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University.
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Little Pinks, Ballpoint Pens, and Forced Demolitions

How about we tear down your house and assault your family in exchange for a ballpoint pen? To cartoonist Rebel Pepper (变态辣椒), the nationalist internet brigade known as the little pinks is happy with that exchange. Two little pinks have recently called for justice online after family members were maimed or killed in forced demolitions. On November 30, Weibo user Beitatatata

January 12, 2017 9:31 AM

Word of the Week: Dinner Party

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 of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to mock and subvert the official language around censorship and political correctness.

Gòngcāndǎng 共餐党

The Dinner Party at work.

October 6, 2016 3:48 PM

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