Prosperity, Stability, Control: Beijing’s Clashing Priorities...

Economic growth and poverty reduction are two of the Chinese Communist Party’s core goals and sources of legitimacy. Last week, a Wall Street Journal columnist and a U.N. special...

Ai Weiwei Dropped from Ningxia Exhibition

Ningxia’s Yinchuan Musuem of Contemporary Art has removed the work of artist-activist Ai Weiwei from an exhibition at the last minute, citing pressure from officials. ...

Q&A Forum Fenda Shuttered Amid Media Crackdown...

Q&A app and online forum Fenda, a service that gives experts a cash incentive for answering questions from their fellow users, launched this year, and quickly became a popular...

Man of the Week: Wu Gan (Super Vulgar Butcher)

CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short biographies of public intellectuals, cartoonists, human rights activists, and other people pushing...

Little Pinks, “The New Face of Chinese Nationalism”...

After Tsai Ing-wen won Taiwan’s presidential election by a landslide in January, thousands of nationalistic Chinese web users organized a campaign to scale the infamous...

Tsai “Losing Control” of Pro-Independence Camp...

Relations between China and Taiwan have chilled significantly since Tsai Ing-wen of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party won the island’s presidency in January....