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 Cindy | Jan 15, 2016
At Al Jazeera, Allison Griner spoke with economist Mao Yushi about China’s Great Famine and...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 13, 2014
Reuters’ Sui-Lee Wee and Megha Rajagopalan report that the State Administration for Press,...
by Josh Rudolph | May 16, 2013
Mao Yushi, the 84-year-old economist who last year won the Cato Institute’s Milton Freedom Prize for Advancing Liberty, is a prominent voice on one side of China’s ideological gulf — his free-market advocacy...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 25, 2011
A 20 minute documentary by Yang Weidong asks what Chinese people need, and presents 151 answers. From The Age: “I need freedom of speech,” says Mao Yushi, a public intellectual who has mentored many of China’s...
by Samuel Wade | May 31, 2011
The Sydney Morning Herald’s John Garnaut reports on the recent hacking of nationalist Chinese website Utopia: The flagship website of China’s resurgent New Left movement was brought down by hackers yesterday,...
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