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2017/11/03 | Louisa Lim
Xi's 'New Era' Censorship Bans Books, Curbs Curiosity
'What Orwell feared were those who would ban books. What Huxley feared was that there would be no reason to ban a book, for there would be no one who would want to read one.' The ideological conformity of the New Era hints at a frightening prospect: that both Orwell and Huxley's fears could be realized simultaneously in Xi Jinping's China.
2017/10/19 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Beware the Cult of Xi
For all the assertions of China's rising power and strength at the ongoing 19th Party Congress in Beijing, the country's inability to reconcile its past and vulnerability to cults of personality point to inherent institutional weakness.
2017/07/14 | Wu'er Kaixi
'Murdered but Undefeated' - Wu'er Kaixi Reflects on the Loss of His Friend, Liu Xiaobo
'It is time for the world to ask itself, are we accomplices, do we appease this, or do we stand up against so-called Chinese values?'