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Has Xi Jinping Gotten His Crown?

For months, observers of China’s political terrain have speculated on what phrase will come to symbolize the Chinese president’s rise to paramount leader status. We might now have our answer. Read More

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Bullets and smartphones

A recent piece in the People's Daily from a top censorship official provides a disturbing glimpse into the depths of Xi Jinping's ambition when it comes to information control. Read More

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Human rights in the People’s Daily

Today's edition of the official mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party carries a front page article on China's human rights white paper, released yesterday, and the full text of the report fills two of the inside pages. Read More