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Chinese Dream: To Become the Father of an American, by Jia Jia

Jia Jia(贾葭) is an editor and commentator with the iSunAffairs Weekly in Hong Kong.Link to the original is here. A while ago, my neighbor’s Japanese car had its tires slashed, and a note was posted on its windshield that read: … Continue reading

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Freed Chongqing Prisoner Talks about Reeducation-through-Labor

Of the hundreds of thousands of victims of China’s arbitrary, extralegal “reeducation-through-labor” system, a young man in Chongqing named Ren Jianyu (任建宇) was recently freed, thanks to the downfall of Bo Xilai, even though his filing against the government for … Continue reading

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Chinese Take Note of the US Election … and that’s it

China blogs are all reporting Chinese reactions to the US election (and appropriately so). In combing through Weibo, news sites, and English translations, I have not seen many noteworthy reactions. Sure, there are those who will say “If only China … Continue reading

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