Author: Anne Henochowicz
Anne Henochowicz writes about human rights and freedom of speech in China. She is a commissioning editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books China Channel and the former translations editor at China Digital Times. Her work has appeared in ChinaFile, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Foreign Policy. She is an alumna of the Penn Kemble Democracy Forum Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy. Anne studied Inner Mongolian folk music at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University.
Jiang Qisheng is finally paying attention to Guo Wengui. For a while the dissident and co-author of Charter 08 tuned out Guo’s torrent of claims about anti-corruption czar Wang Qishan and other top Party officials, but a turning point came which revealed to Jiang the power Guo wields over the Chinese political establishment. Dressed in a traditional high-collared robe,
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 the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to mock and subvert the official language around censorship and political correctness.