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China’s Long, Hot Summer of Censorship
June 24, 2019

China’s Long, Hot Summer of Censorship

By Sarah Cook
June has been a terrible month for internet freedom in China. July may be even worse.

What China Is Saying About the Hong Kong Protests
June 14, 2019

What China Is Saying About the Hong Kong Protests

By Shannon Tiezzi
In the upside-down world of Chinese state media, the extradition bill is actually supported by most Hong Kongers.
The Remarkable Survival of Free Thought and Activism in China
May 23, 2019

The Remarkable Survival of Free Thought and Activism in China

By Sarah Cook
The regime’s repressive efforts are increasing, but they are also failing in important ways.

China’s GMO Paradox
May 21, 2019

China’s GMO Paradox

By Eugene K. Chow
For all its power, the Chinese government can’t get people to trust genetically modified crops.

Worried About Huawei? Take a Closer Look at Tencent
March 26, 2019

Worried About Huawei? Take a Closer Look at Tencent

By Sarah Cook
The Chinese social media giant is a growing global force, and it does the bidding of the Communist Party.

How ‘Three Billboards’ Inspired China’s Gay Rights Activists
February 13, 2019

How ‘Three Billboards’ Inspired China’s Gay Rights Activists

By Kyle Mullin
Trucks painted with slogans – mobile billboards – are the center of a campaign against homosexual conversion therapy.

China Slams George Soros for Calling Xi Jinping ‘Most Dangerous Opponent of Open Societies’
January 26, 2019

China Slams George Soros for Calling Xi Jinping ‘Most Dangerous Opponent of Open Societies’

By Charlotte Gao
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, billionaire George Soros says China is a “mortal threat to open societies.”
China Detains Australian Writer on National Security Charge
January 25, 2019

China Detains Australian Writer on National Security Charge

By Christopher Bodeen and Rod McGuirk
The detained Yang Hengjun is a novelist and a prolific online commentator, who often addressed sensitive political issues.

Ahead of Tiananmen Incident Anniversary, China Launches a New Round of Internet Crackdown
January 04, 2019

Ahead of Tiananmen Incident Anniversary, China Launches a New Round of Internet Crackdown

By Charlotte Gao
The operation will last for six months -- until the 30th anniversary of the June Fourth Incident has passed.

China’s Crisis of Overconfidence
December 18, 2018

China’s Crisis of Overconfidence

By David Bandurski
A culture of inflated praise rapidly becomes corrosive, as China knows only too well from its own history.

Beijing Bars Independent Intellectuals From Attending Harvard Events on China’s Reform and Opening
November 07, 2018

Beijing Bars Independent Intellectuals From Attending Harvard Events on China’s Reform and Opening

By Charlotte Gao
While Chinese leaders vow to deepen reform and opening-up, the Chinese government seems to be doing the opposite.
Red Scarves and Iowa Newspapers: China’s Propaganda in Action
October 05, 2018

Red Scarves and Iowa Newspapers: China’s Propaganda in Action

By Bonnie Girard
Chinese domestic media mechanisms falter in the international arena.

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