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The End of the Rope? Xi Turns to Confucianism

The Economist examines the Party’s ongoing adoption of Confucianism alongside its own heritage as an ideological pillar: Though the party ...
July 23, 2015 5:09 PM

Sensitive Words: Taylor Swift Edition (Updated)

At The Guardian and on Twitter, Fergus Ryan highlights the likely political sensitivity of Taylor Swift’s new Chinese merchandising venture. ...
July 22, 2015 4:14 PM

Authorities Return Ai Weiwei’s Passport After Four Years

On Twitter and Instagram, Ai Weiwei today announced that authorities had finally returned his passport. The outspoken artist has been forbidden ...
July 22, 2015 3:54 PM