May Fourth Movement



The Post 80s Generation—Are the Kids All Right?

At ChinaFile, Sun Yunfan, Orville Schell and Damien Ma discuss the gap between members of China’s post-80s generation and their parents, based on a recent article by James Palmer that was featured on CDT last week. Sun...

Observations of a Protest

The following dispatch was sent to CDT by an American who was visiting Shanghai during the recent anti-Japan protests: Shanghai, September 18, 2012 – by Jane Wang On 9-18 (九一八), the anniversary of the Mukden Incident, I...

Cai Yuanpei and Charter 08

Jottings from a Granite Studio discusses the importance of Charter 08 in a historical context, in honor of Cai Yuanpei’s birthday: …To dismiss the importance of Charter 08 because it is the product of a single class...



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