Shifang Plant Cancelled, Protesters Released

The planned copper plant in Sichuan Province over which protesters and riot police clashed earlier this week has been cancelled, and those detained during the confrontation released. From Keith Bradsher at The New York Times:...

Putting Cadres to Work

Don Weinland at Global Voices Online looks at the breakdown of the “cadre labor participation” system in China: A Chinese scholar is asking why the Chinese socialist tradition of “cadre labor participation” is no...

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