Following Anne Stevenson-Yang and Ken DeWoskin’s discussion of what Beijing means by reform,...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 1, 2013
Amid a string of accusations about Chinese hacking attacks on American news organizations, The Wall Street Journal’s Tom Gara previews The New Digital Age, a forthcoming book from Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and...
by Elena Favilli | Oct 27, 2005
From the World War 4 Report: The Epoch Times, an international publication run by Chinese exiles harshly opposed to the People’s Republic government, ran a synopsis Oct. 15 of its ongoing coverage of the rural conflict in Taishi, a village in Guangdong now occupied by police following protests against municipal corruption. This story says much […]
by Sophie Beach | Oct 21, 2005
From Asia Times: There is a very widespread perception that street protests are just the first step in a continuum that leads inexorably to riots and ultimately revolution. But this is misleading, because there is a huge qualitative difference between protests and revolution. Revolution requires more than just an urge to change things; it needs […]
by Sophie Beach | Oct 12, 2005
From Foreign Policy: The recent democratic revolutions in Georgia, Ukraine, and Kirgizstan sent small tremors through China’s leadership. To avoid its own “color revolution” Beijing is now quietly cracking down on those who would dare to show dissent. Its primary target? China’s civil society.
by Sophie Beach | Aug 14, 2005
From the Sydney Morning Herald: Chinese security agencies are tightening their controls over foreign non-government organisations operating in the country, fearing they are a cover for efforts to overthrow communist rule. Over the past two years, Beijing has watched with growing anxiety the overthrow of authoritarian regimes led by Soviet-era strongmen in Georgia, Ukraine and […]
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