Tag Archives: Sina Weibo

Nothing to Say – The reading club hits a snag


There’s nothing to discuss this week about Ai Weiwei. The essays which Tom recommended we read — Aftershocks, Idiocy on a sunny day, and A world without honor — are absent from my Chinese version of the book. Yes, the … Continue reading

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Heard on Weibo 1/29-2/4 – I have a dream, political reform, and the poem that may cost Zhu Yufu his freedom


You know things are going wrong in Tibet and other Tibetan areas when CCTV tells you that Tibetans are living happily as never before, Global Times hits hard on “lawless Tibetans”, and Wumaos (五毛) are swarming Twitter accounts of Woeser … Continue reading

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Top China Stories – Christmas/New Year’s catch-up edition


With the holidays I know that many of you have taken a break from the internet to spend time with your families, but the Chinese gov’t realizes this too, slipping 3 State subversion trials of dissidents into the final week … Continue reading

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