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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Word of the Week: State of Anxiety on Radio, Film, TV

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.

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Source: Beijing Cream

March 14, 2018 4:03 PM

The United Front and Global Public Opinion

At the National People’s Congress, China’s parliament overwhelmingly approved a series of amendments to the state constitution. While the lion’s share of media attention on the recently passed amendments has focused on a change that allows Xi Jinping to remain in his role as PRC President indefinitely, that was just one of 21 changes to the state charter, which

March 14, 2018 12:50 PM