Occupy Wall Street

With Roadblock Strengthening, Wukan Remains Defiant

With the siege of Wukan nearing the one week mark, and with the village of 20,000 now squarely in the cross-hairs of the global media, The New York Times questions how long the villagers can hold out as the government...

Occupy Chang’an Avenue?

In a guest post on ChinaGeeks, Alec Ash translates an essay by Wu Yun called Let’s “Occupy Chang’an Avenue” in which the author defends democracy and disputes previous claims by official Chinese media that the Occupy movement...

Lieutenant Pike, Li Gang, And China's Internet Dilemma

At Asia Times, Peter Lee draws parallels between online reactions to the “My Dad is Li Gang” incident at Hebei University and John Pike’s pepper-spraying of seated students at UC Davis. These demonstrate, he...

Protest Finds Unlikely Father Figure

Shen Tong was a student leader of the 1989 protest movement who left to study in the U.S. shortly after the June 4, 1989 military crackdown in Beijing. He now lives in New York where he runs a software firm. As the Occupy Wall...

China: Occupy Wall St Gets Too Close

When the Occupy Wall Street protests started in New York, the Chinese government was initially critical of U.S. media for a lack of coverage of the movement. However, now that the movement has spread globally, Chinese officials...

Chinese Reflections on Occupy Wall Street

As the Occupy Wall Street movement gains momentum, China’s Foreign Ministry encourages Chinese citizens to reflect upon how best to sustain healthy economic growth. The Telegraph reports: Anti-greed protesters rallied...

'Occupy Taipei' Attracts 300 Protesters

Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street demonstration that started in September and organized through social media sites such as Facebook,  300 protesters surrounded the Taipei 101 financial center at 1:01 pm to draw to attention to...



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