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Voices of May: “No More Is This the Shanghai We Once Knew”

“Voices of May” is the first in CDT’s monthly “Voices of …” series of viral audio-visual content from pandemic lockdowns in Shanghai and other Chinese cities. Inspired by the original audio-visual compilation “Voices of April,”...

Evergrande Protestors Become Target of Stability Maintenance

Evergrande offices across China have been beset by protesting retail investors and homeowners concerned that the real estate giant is on the verge of bankruptcy. The company is facing a liquidity crisis and may default on its...

Shared Communities Pave Way for Better Democracy

The Global Times interviews Shu Kexin, who shares his thoughts on incipient democracy in homeowners’ associations: GT: How is the current situation of homeowners’ associations in Beijing? Shu: I think around 30...

China’s homeowners get small taste of democracy – Calum MacLeod

From USA Today (link): A seat on the Gold Land Green Town homeowners association offers a chance to weigh in on fees for utilities and garbage pickup, to schedule yoga classes and to set rules for use of the plush clubhouse. Rarest of all, it offers a chance to be a democrat in China. Democracy […]

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