Chan Koonchung on Orwell, Huxley and China

At Five Books, The Fat Years author Chan Koonchung offers some recommended reading on utopias and dystopias, and discusses how they relate to modern-day China. Among his selections are George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four...

Hexie Farm (蟹农场): The Nightmare of the Pen

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab comments on the situation for freedom of expression under the new administration of Xi Jinping. One lone pen wanders among a crowd of censors’...

Hexie Farm (蟹农场): The Things We Believe In

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab continues his Orwellian theme to comment on prospects for political reform under President Xi Jinping. This cartoon is inspired by a People’s...



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