Jeremy Daum on China’s Social Credit System

China’s emerging Social Credit System has attracted growing media attention as a centerpiece of the country’s increasingly advanced and pervasive surveillance...

Color of the Week: Chai Jing Blue

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Screenshot from the lecture portion of Chai Jing’s “Under the Dome.”
Term and hashtag campaign used by netizens to praise former
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Rights Lawyer Says License Revoked Over Open Letter...

Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, who has vocally criticized Xi Jinping’s rule and CCP authorities’ ongoing crackdown on rights advocacy and activism,...

In China, Macron Offers a Vision to Counter Trump

During his first official visit to China this week, French President Emmanuel Macron sought to strengthen ties with Beijing as he aims to develop a strategic partnership with China...

Foreign Firms Under Fire Over Taiwan, Tibet References...

The past week has seen a series of moves by the Cyberspace Administration of China and other official bodies to police sensitive political references on foreign companies’...

Phrase of the Week: Hurt Feelings

The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and encountered in online political discussions. These are...