Wukan, once hailed as China’s “democracy village,” has become a site of intense...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 27, 2016
The Guangdong village of Wukan won global fame and some democratic concessions in 2011 when...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 23, 2013
Guangzhou has announced that in order to prevent the flight of corrupt officials, all village...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 16, 2013
On Friday, Beijing released the 20-page, 60-point ‘CCP Central Committee Resolution...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 13, 2013
The Party’s looming Third Plenum is expected to lay out a roadmap of the government’s...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jun 18, 2013
When something disappears from the Internet in China, netizens joke that it has been “river-crabbed,” a play on the euphemism “harmonized.” The River Crab Archive is a collection of blog post titles, weibo, and other materials...
by Anne Henochowicz | May 10, 2013
Qiwen Lu (奇闻录, AmazeNews) gathers “news of the weird” from China. It was voted Best Blog in Chinese in Deutsche Welle’s 2013 BOBS awards. The AmazeNews story below was first posted on May 8 as part of the ongoing series Scenes...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 14, 2013
The Wall Street Journal explores land ownership in China, and the economic and political factors which lead to farmers being pushed off their land and often into lives of poverty: The root of the problem is an economic system...
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