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Translation: Must We Be Slaves to Facial Recognition?

As the modern era is increasingly defined by the massive amounts of data generated by everyday transactions and the ways that authorities process this data to target, monitor, monetize, and control the people, Chinese web users...

Labor NGOs: Growing Pains

Labor NGOs in Guangdong seem to be struggling amid the inconsistent treatment from provincial government and the lower-level executives. Charlie Vest and Shawn Shieh at China Development Brief translate a detailed report from...

China Begins to Confront Woes of Elderly and Alzheimer’s

An article in the New York Times looks at how Chinese society is trying to provide care for the increasing numbers of elderly and those with Alzheimer’s disease, many of whom don’t have children or grandchildren to...



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