Hong Kong’s Onion Interviews Chinese Tourists...

A record number of Chinese tourists have traveled outside of the mainland this year, and Hong Kong is their top destination. Tensions between locals and mainland visitors have been...

China’s Human Rights Plan Repeats Past Promises...

The State Council Information Office this week released the “National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2016-2020),” China’s third such plan on the protection...

The Long March, North Korea, and “Historical Nihilism”...

This week, the PLA Daily newspaper fired the latest shot in an ongoing campaign against “historical nihilism,” or challenges to the officially-endorsed version of...

Words of the Week: Unlucky Enough to be Born in China...

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...

Is There a Backlash Against Online Nationalism?

In recent months, episodes such as the invasion of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s Facebook page and uproars over perceived insults to China by Taiwanese and Hong Kong...

How China Saw the First U.S. Presidential Debate

Despite Chinese authorities’ attempts to limit accessibility to online streams of the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday,...