On March 4, the opening day of the annual top political meetings in Beijing, the state-linked...
by Cindy | Mar 18, 2016
The New York Times’ Javier C. Hernandez reports that prominent Chinese journalist Jia Jia...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 11, 2013
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...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 7, 2013
Recent comments by incoming president Xi Jinping, in which he said the Party should tolerate “sharp criticism,” have drawn a lot of interest on Weibo and elsewhere. While the comments appear to show a kinder and...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 4, 2012
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...
by Samuel Wade | May 16, 2011
The New York Times describes the growing popularity of microblogging in China, and the possibility that such platforms may prove ultimately more useful to the government than to its opponents. What is striking is that microblog...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 17, 2011
Following this weekend’s crackdown on the underground Shouwang Church in Beijing, the second in as many weeks, the Globe and Mail puts the events in the broader context of the large-scale crackdown on dissent in China and...
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