Cartoon: Marital Separation and Real Estate Speculation

Cartoon: Marital Separation and Real Estate Speculation

Authorities in Shanghai have recently cracked down on rumors of tightening real estate regulations, deleting some social media accounts and ordering others to stop posting. Divorce application rates reportedly spiked more than tenfold to 108 per day at the end of August, as dozens sought to evade heavier restrictions predicted for married couples.

“My Name is Police Chief” (我的名字叫警长), whose cartoons on nationalist protests, the squeeze the Great Firewall puts on Chinese scholars, and the aphrodisiac properties of the Communist Party constitution have been featured on CDT in the past, offered the following comment:



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