Tag Archives: Wukan

Three messages the Party hope you heard at the Two Meetings and the surprise they hope you’ll forget


Last week we looked at why the Two Meetings matter, today we’re looking at what this year’s recurring themes were. Equality Since opening up in the 80’s, gov’t resources have been increasingly targeted at creating advanced cities, abandoning the more … Continue reading

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Heard on Weibo: 01/07 Cultural infiltration, Wukan, Chinese law and more…


I hope all of you had a wonderful holiday season. In this issue, you will find a sample response to President Hu Jintao’s article about malicious cultural infiltration by hostile forces, items about Wukan, how China practices law, why a … Continue reading

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Heard on Weibo 12/18-12/25 Wukan, Kim Jong Il’s death and 1989


Tanks didn’t roll into Wukan. Relief? Yes. Comfort? Hardly, given countless precedents that inject nothing but dread, and the fact that the government is still lying and mis-presenting nearly every aspect of the event, down to the location where the … Continue reading

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