Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
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Nickname of the Week: Big Spender

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.

Big Spender

Dà Sābì 大撒币

Steamed Bun Xi, the

October 13, 2017 12:26 PM

Benedict Rogers: World Must “Wake Up” on Beijing’s Threat to HK

Conservative UK human rights activist Benedict Rogers, who worked as a journalist for five years in Hong Kong just after the 1997 handover, has recently been a regular media commentator on the erosion of political freedoms in Hong Kong, a vocal critic of Chinese encroachment on sovereignty in the semiautonomous region, and a public supporter of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists.

October 12, 2017 6:50 PM