Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.


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Activity of the Week: Drink Tea

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.

hē chá 喝茶

Euphemism for police interrogation.

December 22, 2016 11:00 AM

Photo: Shanghai, China, by Lei Han

Shanghai, China

December 21, 2016 5:53 PM