Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the Translations Editor at China Digital Times. Her writing has appeared in the Los Angeles 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. Her master's thesis on folk music and Mongolian identity is available here.
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Video: “Who Made Us the Proletariat?”

Why would a cheeky cartoon about the real estate market be deleted from all domestic Chinese websites? (Click “CC” on the bottom of the YouTube window to view English subtitles.) It could be because the opening sequence of “Who Made Us the Proletariat?” waxes nostalgic for property rights under the Republic, the government that was ousted by the Communists in 1949.

April 25, 2014 8:16 AM

Minitrue: Yue Yuen Strike, Cao Shunli, More

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. (1) All websites must take care to delete content related to the following: the workers’ strike at Yue Yuen in Dongguan; Cao Shunli’s nomination for the human rights

April 24, 2014 9:06 PM

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