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Perspective on Southern Weekend Incident: Root, Failure & Future, by Mo Zhixu


Mo Zhixu (莫之许), pen name of Zhao Hui (赵晖), is a Beijing-based Chinese dissident intellectual and a frequent contributor of Chinese-language publications known for his incisive views of Chinese politics and opposition. He is the co-author of “China at the … Continue reading

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Southern Weekend Incident: Larger Picture


I assume you are a China watcher and already know the Southern Weekend (also translated as the Southern Weekly) incident that’s been raging on for the last couple of days. If you are not, you’ll find out here. Either way, … Continue reading

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Sheng Shuren: A Journalist in New China – Part 4 – The Great Leap Forward and Propaganda


Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 I almost forgot; I had been to Shanghai before. It was the Chinese New Year of 1990, I decided spontaneously to go to a friend’s home to spend the holidays. On New Year’s Eve, … Continue reading

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