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Hexie Farm (蟹农场): Chinese Little Red Riding Hood

For the latest installment in his CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab of Hexie Farm again draws inspiration from classic fairy tales to comment on current events in China. This week’s cartoon uses the image of Little Red...

Amid Exit, Hu Jintao Faces Mixed Legacy

With outgoing president Hu Jintao kicking off the 18th Party Congress by addressing a number of the challenges facing China and the Communist Party, and with Xi Jinping preparing to take over as China’s top leader, The...

Jesus vs. Mao? An Interview With Yuan Zhiming (Updated)

In the New York Review of Books, Ian Johnson continues his series of interviews with prominent Chinese thinkers by talking with Yuan Zhiming, a former pro-democracy activist turned Christian preacher. Exiled after the 1989...

Signs of a New Tiananmen in China

For the Diplomat, Minxin Pei argues that the CCP Standing Committee should be very concerned about an “intellectual reawakening” which is increasingly resonating with the Chinese public and may be creating the...

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