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South China Protests: Not So Subversive?

The Columbia University Press blog has published a post by Ho-fung Hong, author of the book “Protest with Chinese Characteristics,” who puts the recent protests in Wukan and Haimen in the context of other uprisings...

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Deng’s China, 20 Years On

With the next generation of Chinese rulers knocking on the door of the Politburo ahead of a leadership reshuffle later this year, The Atlantic’s Damien Ma looks ahead by first looking back on Deng Xiaoping’s...

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Land Grabs: Why Take The Risk?

Villagers who demonstrated against an alleged land grab in front of the Guangzhou city government building on Tuesday have won official concessions from the local government. From AFP: In the latest protest, around 1,000 people...

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The Third Wheel: China’s Legal System

In the aftermath of the Wukan protests, Chinese author Yu Hua writes in a New York Times Op-Ed about the uneven balance between China’s grievance process, its legal system and the government’s insistence on stability...

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The Year in Review 2011

The year that just passed was an especially busy one for China watchers and journalists. We have put together a slideshow of some of the top stories from 2011, from the CCP’s lavish 90th birthday celebrations to the siege...

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Batman vs. Guard in a Military Coat

After the “Dark Knight” actor Christian Bale attempted to visit activist Chen Guangcheng on December 15, one of the security guards in CNN’s video clip who blocked and attacked Bale has become a popular Internet meme in China....

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China’s Greatest Threat is Internal

In the Financial Times, Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, writes about the primary challenges facing China, most of which originate from within: Domestic pressures – the need to raise hundreds of...

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Phoenix Weekly Sheds Light on Haimen

The Phoenix Weekly posted a weibo on December 22 reporting on the brutal police crackdown on Haimen protesters, linking to a report from (東方互動). Although Phoenix Weekly didn’t give hard numbers on the number of...

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