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...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 21, 2016
Following up on the central government’s earlier promises to reform the controversial hukou...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 2, 2011
For Alliance Magazine, Karla Simon blogs about the easing of restrictions on the registration of civil society organizations in Guangdong Province: At a party working conference held at the end of November in China’s Guangdong...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 1, 2011
During the Cultural Revolution, 100,000 teenagers from Shanghai were sent to Xinjiang as part of Mao Zedong’s plan to have the educated urban youth learn from China’s peasants. Many of them spent up to thirty years...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 12, 2011
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...
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