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Heard on Weibo, 3/24-4/01, “Chungking Jungle”; Gao Zhisheng’s half-hour visit; Taiwan’s democracy; Comrade Leung


“Chungking Jungle” is the name of the play, and it now enters Act III: Silence! Silence!, starting with arrests of “rumormongers,” sanction of websites, and a three-day suspension of comments on Sina and Tencent Weibo. Weibo now feels unreal because of the … Continue reading

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Top China stories of the week 12/11-12/18


The battle of Wukan, and Christian Bale’s trip to visit Chen Guangcheng dominated China related headlines recently, but several other important stories emerged this week: Beijing real-name registration rules for bloggers, bad news for Sina, from the Wall Street Journal, … Continue reading

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Abuse in Rural China


This is part 3 of a series on childhood in rural China. Part One. Part Two. I tried writing this part of the series earlier this weekend, but got stuck every time I tried to find a way to change … Continue reading

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