Why Xi Jinping’s China Will Clamp Down Harder on Domestic Criticism
By Corey Lee Bell
The COVID-19 protests took aim at Xi personally – arguably a result of his high-profile moves to exert firm control over all levels of government.
Labor Unrest: Why China Is Foot-Dragging on Economic Reforms
By Rebecca Liao
Now that China must make its economy market-oriented, it needs to remember its socialist roots more than ever.
China's $1.4 Billion Port City in Sri Lanka Gets the Green Light
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, "two sessions," Caixin on censorship, mass incidents, and Xi's cult of personality. Friday China links.