Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the China Digital Times translations editor. She has contributed to Foreign Policy, The China Beat, the Cairo Review of Global Affairs, The Postcolonialist, and Nieman Reports. She earned her masters in Chinese literature and folklore from The Ohio State University and in ethnomusicology from the University of Cambridge.
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Sensitive Words: Guo Meimei’s “Backer,” More

As of August 8, the following search terms are blocked on Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). Guo Meimei’s “Backer”: A rumor has spread that Politburo Standing Committee member Liu Yunshan is Guo Meimei’s secret patron.

  • 郭美美+刘: Guo Meimei + Liu
  • 郭美美+云山: Guo Meimei + Yunshan
  • 郭美美+后台: 
  • August 8, 2014 11:10 AM

    A Migrant Mother’s Poem: “My Child, I Am Sorry”

    As the school year begins in China, the children of migrant workers face a harsh reality: without an urban household registration (hukou), they will not be able to go to school. Illegal schools for migrant children have even been demolished in recent years. The central government recently announced that it will unify the hukou system, but this “will not represent progress

    August 8, 2014 12:00 AM

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