book banning

When Speaking the Truth Means Breaking a Silence – Vivian Wu

From South China Morning Post: In Shanghai’s muzzled arts world, softly spoken playwright Sha Yexin has made a habit of irritating officialdom with his independent voice. The self-described off-beat writer has acquired a reputation for exposing and criticising the dark side of society, through his plays, articles and willingness to speak out. Last month, he […]

I Object – Zhu Ling/ESWN

Translated by ESWN: The following is an excerpt from the book I Object: The Road to Politics by a People’s Congress Member by Zhu Ling. The book is about former People’s Congress representative Yao Lifa, who is more commonly known among the citizens of Qianjiang as “Representative Yao.” The book is ‘banned’ by the General […]

China: No Longer a Legalist Society – useless tree

From Useless Tree Blog: A recent news story reminds us of the essential Legalism – of the Han Fei Tzu lineage – that lies at the heart of the PRC government. But it also shows us how China is no longer a Legalist society. (For those of you familiar with the book banning issue, scroll […]

Support for Zhang Yihe; A Warning to Wu Shulin and the likes – Sha Yexin

Zhang Yihe(Á´†ÊÄ°Âíå), the author of three books, is the daughter of “China’s number one rightist” Zhang Bojun(Á´†‰ºØÈíß), who is, among various titles, China’s first Minister of Transportation, former President of The Chinese Peasants’ and Workers’ Democratic Party (‰∏≠ÂõΩÂÜúÂ∑•Ê∞ë‰∏ªÂÖö), and former Chairman of the Guangming Daily (ÂÖâÊòéÊó•Êä•). Zhang Yihe spent ten years in prison during the […]



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