Editor’s Note: The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a...
by Sophie Beach | May 4, 2009
Danwei looks at domestic magazine coverage of the 90th anniversary of the May Fourth Movement: “Youth” is the day’s keyword. May 4 was designated National Youth Day in 1949 to commemorate the students in the...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 23, 2009
On China Beat, Julia Lovell looks at various explanations for the rampant nationalism in China over the past 20 years and argues that in fact the education system is to blame: Various explanations have been put forward for the...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 28, 2006
From The Chicago Tribune (link): An increasingly influential slice of society, activists called fenqing are uprooting stereotypes about liberal youth. From a tidy apartment crammed with canvases, paintbrushes and his all-important computer, Wang Lei is a foot soldier in the fight for China’s glory. Online, this soft-spoken art instructor becomes a hard-line patriot. He savages […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods