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Tag: China

Eli Friedman

Protests in China are shining a light not only on the country’s draconian population management but restrictions on workers everywhere.

David Barsamian, Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky on lies, crimes, and savage capitalism.

Macabe Keliher

Markets have played a central role in the country’s explosive development since the 1980s. But as GDP rose, inequality has soared—a stark turn away from earlier socialist ideals.

Macabe Keliher

Founded a century ago, the Chinese Communist Party has repeatedly defied predictions of its demise. Today it retains popular support by selectively repressing and responding to social demands.

Macabe Keliher
While economists enshrine Hong Kong as the ideal free market, the social consequences of its neoliberal policies have been disastrous.
Yasheng Huang

Some have praised China's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but its suppression of information helped cause the problem in the first place.

Frank Pasquale
Reputational currency, like China's Social Credit Score, rebrands repression as rational nudging. And these algorithmic governance models are spreading.
Yue Hou, Diana Fu, Greg Distelhorst

Despite the risks, Chinese social media users are beating online censorship.

Nick Admussen

The effects of revolutionary violence on Chinese poetry.

Ran Liu, Guobin Yang
One of the largest peaceful protest movements in recent world history.
Drew Calvert

A crosscultural reading group in Beijing.

Ali Wyne

Charles Kenny's The Upside of Down.

Drew Calvert

Yu Hua's Boy in the Twilight.

Xiao-bo Yuan

Christian weddings are on the rise in China, even among non-believers. 

Nick Admussen
The creative output of the Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Edward S. Steinfeld

Though there has been no “Chinese Spring,” in fundamental institutional, organizational, and behavioral terms, it would be hard to describe what has transpired in China over the past twenty years as anything but a revolution.

Matthew Fishbane

The author joins a slew of Chinese tourists hiking a mountain in Tibet.

Pranab Bardhan
Some myths about the rise of China and India.

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