Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the CDT translations editor. She has contributed to Foreign Policy, The China Beat, and the Cairo Review of Global Affairs. 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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“Grandma’s Legs”: An Ode to Taxes

Gravel-voiced and irreverent, Zuoxiao Zuzhuo has been called “China’s Leonard Cohen.” Singing about forced demolitions and food safety scandals, he has collaborated with the Cowboy Junkies and his good friend Ai Weiwei (whose face makes a cameo in the video below). Zuoxiao’s latest solo album, I Have Never Eaten These Tiny Grapes, is a collection of acerbic children’s

July 9, 2013 8:08 AM

Word of the Week: Yax Lizard

The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently 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. 亚克蜥 (yǎkèxī):

July 3, 2013 12:00 PM

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