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Chinese Communist Party’s United Front Work Department 统战部

United Front work, like propaganda, and the political and legal affairs committees exists at every level of Communist Party organization in China mirrored all the way down reporting to both the local Party leader and the corresponding organization at higher … Continue reading

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Poster: Chinese Communist Party’s New Politburo

Just saw a poster of the new Chinese Communist Party Politburo on the Twitter feed of Matthew Pang https://twitter.com/pangjiaoming Suitable for framing! The seven members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Chinese Communist Party plus the eighteen … Continue reading

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Süddeutsche Zeitung: Updating the Chinese Dictatorship

The Google Translate robot told me about this commentary by Kai Strittmatter in the “South German Times” —  Kai Strittmatter, Süddeutsche Zeitung: Update der chinesischen Diktatur   (Updating the Chinese Dictatorship) In German:  http://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/china-totale-kontrolle-1.3717154 Google Translated into English: October 21, 2017, 1:21 … Continue reading

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Huang Wenzhi: How the Anhui “Water Spirit Hairy Man” Rumor Become an Ideology and Local Government Response

The February 2016 issue of the Chinese journal Communist Party Historical Research and Education  《党史研究与教学》 tells the story, based on research in local government archives,  of a scary rumor from the early days of the PRC.  Widespread rumors of hairy monsters … Continue reading

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Understanding the Chinese Police State — Thoughts Towards a Reading List

First of all,  I would recommend  Stein Ringen’s  2016 book The Perfect Dictatorship — China in the 21st Century is a fine overview and analysis of China as a police state. Less comprehensive works focusing on a particular aspect of the police … Continue reading

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2011: How to Write Chinese Internal Communist Party and Government Information Reports

This article presented below in summary translation discusses how to write for internal confidential Chinese Communist Party and PRC government bulletins and reports gives insights into the characteristics Communist Party’s internal information system (many Chinese journalists write for both the … Continue reading

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2008: The Essay that Won Chengdu Activist Chen Daojun a Three Year Prison Sentence

The Chengdu writer Chen Daojun 陈道军  was sentenced to three years of imprisonment for “inciting to subvert state power”. Here in English translation is one of his essays from March 2008. Chen Daojun praised the Tibetans for standing up against … Continue reading

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