This week, the Beijing-based Unirule Institute of Economics announced that it would close after years of official pressure including the deletion of social media accounts and an eviction last summer during which the doors of its offices were welded shut, temporarily trapping staff inside. The...
by zctph48 | Jul 12, 2018
On Tuesday, one of China’s last remaining liberal think-tanks, Unirule, was evicted from its...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 22, 2016
Last week, senior staff at the reformist journal Yanhuang Chunqiu were replaced by its supervising...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 6, 2015
After being detained on suspicion of “picking quarrels” in October, scholar Guo...
by Scott Greene | Jul 8, 2013
Liberal Peking University economics professor Xia Yeliang, a vocal supporter of free speech and a friend of the imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, told the South China Morning Post on Monday that his peers will vote...
by Scott Greene | May 6, 2013
Patrick Boehler of the South China Morning Post reports that new research by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences showed that conservatives outnumber liberals in Chinese cities: Some 38.1 per cent of those surveyed held more...
by Scott Greene | Aug 21, 2012
With Gu Kailai’s murder trial and conviction yesterday, leftist allies of disgraced former Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai remain adamant that he and his wife are victims of a conspiracy to curb his political rise and have...
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