Protest and Reprisal in Tibet and Xinjiang

At The New York Times, Emily Feng and Edward Wong talk to the Australian National University’s Ben Hillman and Columbia University’s Gray Tuttle, editors of “Ethnic...

China’s Angry Investors Leap the Great Firewall

Zheping Huang at Quartz reports that disgruntled investors in the Fanya Metals Exchange are collectively circumventing the Great Firewall and taking to Twitter to draw international...

Journalists Use Social Media to Evade Censorship

In recent years, amid an ongoing tightening of the media environment and a government campaign to urge news outlets to “speak for the Party,” young reporters are increasingly...

China Blocks Press Freedom Group’s U.N. Accreditation...

While tightening controls over foreign NGOs (INGOs) at home with a new management law which has alarmed many in the sector, China has also been seeking to counter such groups abroad,...

Word of the Week: Straight Man Cancer

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...

Discontent Rises Among China’s Middle Class

A number of recent protests and incidents have brought public attention to rising discontent among China’s middle class, a group that has often been viewed as benefiting from...