Wu Bangguo



Sensitive Words: Shangpu Standoff, Wu Bangguo

As of March 8, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). Standoff in Shangpu: Protests continue in the Guangdong village, where residents say as much as 33.33 hectars...

NYT: Inside the Princeling “Spoils System”

The New York Times dives into the upper echelons of China’s political elite, where relatives of party officials have enriched themselves within an “ecosystem of crony capitalism” that “poses a fundamental...

Mao’s Legacy Still Divides China

Responding on Twitter to news of Osama bin Laden’s death, blogger Wen Yunchao wrote that “Bin Laden is dead, but Mao Zedong still lives on.” As authorities cultivate celebrations of China’s Communist...

Wary of Unrest, China Cracks Down on Dissent

The Chinese government has recently initiated a new round of suppression. China Digital Times has covered the Chinese government’s harsh crackdowns extensively. But what accounts for this sudden period of intense...

Chinese Leader Rules Out Democracy

Last year, Premier Wen Jiabao remarked that China’s government should reform towards greater freedom and democracy, which immediately caught the attention of the world. (You can read more about that here.) However,...




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