Qian Benli In today’s China, for those who are not members of the ruling class, the trend is increasingly turning in a shitty direction. Never mind that all of the Party-controlled media apparatus is working its fingers to the bone … Continue reading It’s a dark era, but we should not despair
Shaun King (The original article was published in “The Intercept_”.) I OFTEN LIKE to say that it’s hard to know and understand the gravity and importance of a moment in history while you are in it. We are in a moment … Continue reading The Assassination of Human Rights Activist Marielle Franco Was a Huge Loss for Brazil — and the World
“There is no time limit on loving you”: Male students from Tsinghua Law School borrow metaphors about love for girls to mock the revision to the constitution, students’ banners soon get removed. Continue reading Students borrow metaphors about love for girls to mock the revision to the constitution
Globalization Monitor Research Team March 2017 As China seeks to expand its influence and investments overseas, Venezuela represents another cautionary tale that highlights some of the limits and problems of these expansion plans. Over the last ten years, Venezuela has … Continue reading Chinese lending and the Venezuelan crisis.
Download Link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1XohOL_srTM9JJbWZogeKgbjdFUMNodth Continue reading China’s Overseas Expansion, An Introduction to its One Belt, One Road and BRICS Strategies
On November 15 2017, an ongoing reading group organised by a group of university students and recent graduates in a classroom of the Guangdong University of Technology was cracked down by local police. 6 participants were seized, among which Ye Jianke and Zhang Yunfan were later locked up as criminal suspects. Zhang Yunfan was first accused of involving in “illegal business operations”, but later taken under police custody in the Panyu Detention Centre for “gathering crowds to disrupt social order”. Continue reading In Support of Young Leftwing Activists Detained and Wanted for Organising a Reading Group on November 15 2017