Written by Daniel Garrett. While undeniably the most extensive authoritarian and arguably violent crackdown by the SAR government since  the Handover, the local regime’s actions…

Being a good cadre

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Written by Kerry Brown. One of the seminal texts during the period of struggle before the Communist Party of China (CPC) came to power in…

Written by Jennifer Eagleton. Fundamentalist groups rigidly stick to core beliefs and maintain the “integrity” of their sacred text and practices to the exclusion of…

Written by Niv Horesh. Historically, perhaps the saddest thing about 20th-century student movements was that, while they could seriously unnerve colonial powers or topple unpopular…

Written by Jean-Pierre Cabestan. I arrived in Beijing on 15 May 1989, the same day as Gorbachev. Waiting for my luggage, I could see on…