In the fallout from Xiao Meili’s encounter with a male restaurant patron who refused to put out his cigarette, she and other prominent feminist activists across China are being attacked on all digital fronts, from misogynist,...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 16, 2021
A crackdown on “extremism and radical politics” has shut down feminist Douban groups, and in turn rallied Chinese women to declare support for the movement and opposition to the censorship of critical social...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 11, 2012
While the effects of government restrictions on China’s film industry (and, increasingly, America’s) have been widely reported, their impact on the country’s film reviewers has received little attention. At The...
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 1, 2009
The “grass-mud horse (草泥马)” has now become the icon of online resistance to censorship. It seems that everywhere the “river crabs (河蟹)” go, the “grass-mud horses” grow in numbers. Professor...
by dwang | Feb 7, 2009
C.A. Yeung at Under the Jacaranda Tree posts news of a small battle won by Chinese netizens against the Chinese government’s ongoing anti-vulgarity campaign: Netizens in China are becoming more and more innovative in their...
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