They helped Chinese women, workers, the forgotten and dying. Then they disappeared

How to Live for Free in Beijing: An Artist’s Guide

After all, if most moves are likely to anger Beijing, why hold back from any of them?

China Makes It a Crime to Mock Country’s Heroes

In U.S.-China Competition, Taiwan’s Voice Must Be Heeded

Why Carl Schmitt Matters to China: Uncovering the pathology of Schmitt Fever

Court rulings free Hong Kong police to probe older offences under security law (i.e. violations that took place BEFORE the law went into effect!!!)

Jake Werner’s excellent in-depth review of Isabella Weber’s How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Market Reform Debate

Comments by Vijay Prashad, Richard Wolff at DSA Event, as well as David Harvey, Reveal Fanciful Idealization of China

How China Avoided Soviet-Style Collapse “Understanding the shifting balance of social forces, interest groups and political factions …to see how China escaped the shock therapy that brought down the Soviet Union.”

Contemporary China Centre Blog » What China Studies Scholars Can Do about the Xinjiang Crisis

Operation Fox Hunt: How China Exports Repression Using a Network of Spies Hidden in Plain Sight — ProPublica

Climate change is not a reason to give China a pass on human rights.

Why did so many Americans receive strange packages they didn’t think they’d ordered? (SPOILER: they actually did order them, but had just forgotten about it…)

Another diplomat in the region said: “China at the request of Pakistan will support the Taliban.”

LGBTQ rights groups blocked on China’s biggest social media app WeChat

Risk of Nuclear War Over Taiwan in 1958 Said to Be Greater Than Publicly Known

The biggest threat to Taiwan is political, not military

China : Xinjiang :: India : Kashmir

‘Bingeing free expression’: popularity of Clubhouse app soars in China (UPDATE: It has already been blocked in China.)

You may find some of the details in this story distressing.

Why some surnames are disappearing in China

‘China-watching’ is a lucrative business. But whose language do the experts speak? (Lovely and nuanced piece.)

Review of Andrew Liu’s Tea War: A History of Capitalism in China and India

This excellent 15 min video from Le Monde (w/ English subs) shows exactly how we know the Chinese are lying Xinjiang.