political slogans

Five Slogans Show Protest Movement’s Diversity, Unity

The spontaneous protests that swept China last week were remarkable for a number of reasons, among them their diversity. While all the demonstrations were loosely tied together by mourning the loss of at least 10 people in an...

Hexie Farm (蟹农场): The Chinese Patient

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab depicts China as a dragon, ailing in a hospital. Three doctors hover around, giving advice, which echoes a line from President Xi Jinping: “We...

Evan Osnos: The High Bar of The New Chinese Dream

In an interview with Asia Society’s Dan Washburn, The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos gives his thoughts on the nature and implications of the “Chinese Dream”, “the first Chinese political slogan that makes...

Xi Jinping’s “Chinese Dream”: Dangers in Opacity

Every head of the post-Mao PRC  has risen to power with a personal slogan to characterize their leadership aspirations and establish their position in the ideological heritage of the CCP. Deng Xiaoping began the tradition with...

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