This year marks 50 years since Mao Zedong launched the Cultural Revolution, the mass political...
by Grace | Apr 4, 2016
This May marks the 50th anniversary of the start of China’s Great Proletarian Cultural...
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 7, 2013
Ping Fu, CEO of 3D software developer Geomagic and innovation adviser to President Obama, released her English-language memoir Bend, Not Break on December 31. The book traces her journey from oppressed youth during China’s...
by Xiao Qiang | Jun 17, 2008
Anton Lee Wishik II translated an article from the latest Yanhuang Chunqiu (炎黄春秋）magazine, posted on translator’s mei-zhong blog: The Red Guards first originated at the affiliated middle school of Beijing Qinghua...
by Paulina Hartono | Dec 25, 2007
From The New America Media: A long forgotten photo of a young woman strapping a Red Guard arm band on the communist leader has resurfaced on the Internet and brought new infamy to Song Binbin, now a scientist living in the United States. [Full Text]
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 2, 2007
Wudou (Ê≠¶Êñó), or Armed Struggle, was the most destructive episode of the Cultural Revolution. Hundreds of thousands young Red Guards and ordinary people died in factional armed struggles across the country. In Chongqing, there is a public cemetery devoted to more than four hundred Red Guards from one faction who died during violent events between […]
by Sophia Cao | Apr 4, 2007
From Letters from China: Just before the Yunnan Multi Culture Visual Festival, the Organising Committee suddenly issued a notice on 26 March saying the film festival was ordered to suspend and the committee was still...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods