An essay collection by Tsinghua historian Qin Hui has been wiped from virtual bookstores. The...
Nov 14, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
May 18, 2009
Global Voices translates excerpts of presentations by intellectuals who gathered in Beijing to discuss the past twenty years of the democracy movement, posted by Oiwan Lam. The seminar started with a moment of silence, paying...
Apr 15, 2008
From Xinhua: A Chinese scholar from one of China’s most prestigious universities claimed slums should be allowed to exist in China’s big cities to provide shelters for the urban poor. “It is no shame for big...
Jan 6, 2008
The Sydney Morning Herald just published a profile of professor Qin Hui, a Tsinghua University economic historian and one of the country’s most important public intellectuals. The popular Western view that China will soon collapse under the weight of its political and economic contradictions is fantasy, and becoming more unrealistic by the day. The bigger […]
Oct 21, 2006
From Southern Weekend, translated by EastSouthWestNorth: Q: The Forum on Chinese Rural Development organized by Southern Rural News recently published the “Guangzhou Consensus” to call for local governments to amend their regulations within the existing framework to remove the various unfair restrictions against the development of peasant associations. The call is getting louder for the […]
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