The Communists that China Forgot

Robert Foyle Hunwick

BEIJING – It’s not easy finding the Righteous Path. The nearest train station, a vast brick that rises alone from the flat and arid land, is almost empty of commuters. Dried husks litter the cornfields, ditches are …

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‘They Are the Best Feminist Activists in China’

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On March 8, International Women’s Day, Chinese police detained five women for planning a protest against sexual harassment. With their detention now stretching into its second week, the activists have yet to be formally charged — an …

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Chinese Doubt Their Own Soft Power Venture

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On Sept. 27, Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong read loud a letter written by President Xi Jinping at a ceremony in Beijing celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Confucius Institute (CI) program, an international chain of academic …

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