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2017/06/28 | Scott Shackelford

Internet Balkanization in China

China’s new cybersecurity law is part of a worrying global trend towards Internet Balkanisation, Scott Shackleford writes.

2017/06/26 | Daniel Fazio

Money is Power: Chinese Political Donations Threaten Australian Democracy

Australia’s political parties taking substantial donations from sources linked to the Chinese Communist Party raises serious concerns, Daniel Fazio writes.

2017/05/22 | Oiwan Lam

Viral Video Triggers Debate Over Patriotic Education in China, Again

A vivid debate on whether school children in modern China should be taught to recite Chinese "hero" Lui Hulan's story of sacrifice from the Chinese Communist revolution era.

2017/04/24 | Matthew Geason

OPINION: Hold Beijing to Account on Hong Kong’s Regression

As Hong Kong is truly a global city and an international economic hub, the United States and the rest of the democratic world have an interest in seeing the preservation of Hong Kong’s democracy and ensuring that Beijing is held accountable, argues Matthew Geason.

2017/04/22 | Zi Yang

Political Indoctrination in Chinese Colleges

Among Chinese college students, support for the Party and government remain strong, at least on paper.

2017/02/02 | The Japan Times

OPINION: Chinese Leaders Need to Pursue Reform

Xi Jinping needs to pursue domestic political and economic reforms, and refrain from seeking international hegemony to turn China into a major power welcomed in the international community.

2017/01/29 | Raj Verma

BOOK REVIEW: 'China and the New Maoists'

In 'China and the New Maoists,' Kerry Brown and Simone Van Nieuwenhuizen examine the endurance of Mao as a figure with continued, albeit controversial, resonance in contemporary China, with a particular focus on the emergence of 'new Maoism.' This compelling book is a must-read for those looking to get a better understanding of China’s recent history and its internal politics, writes Raj Verma.

2017/01/07 | Molly McBride Jacobson

Watch a Melodramatic Communist Ballet from 1964

A ballerina weeps over the hammer and sickle in Mao's production of "The Red Detachment of Women."

2016/12/22 | Li Yongzhong

Why Supervision Committees Spell Danger for Corrupt Officials in China

A new pilot scheme will empower those outside the Chinese communist party to hold bureaucrats accountable.

2016/12/14 | TNL Staff

'Black Swan' Author Exposes Chinese Censorship over Taiwan in US

Most Taiwanese commenting on the issue via social media appear to support the author’s efforts.

2016/12/13 | Peter Lorge

Does China Really Need an External Military?

Aside from asserting its presence on the world, the Chinese government may rely on its external military policies to achieve internal goals.