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Father Murdered in Cultural Revolution, Liu He Now PRC Vice Premier

During my ten years in China, many people told me stories of barely imaginable cruelties that took place during the political campaigns of the 1950s and 1960s. I knew Environmentalist Tang Xiyang. Tang told me how his wife, a middle … Continue reading

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Chinese Communist Party’s United Front Work Department at Home 统战部

The Chinese Communist Party Central Committee United Front Work Department and its functional analogues, like the propaganda, and the political and legal affairs committees exists at every level of Communist Party organization in China. The structures are mirrored all the … Continue reading

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Sichuan Food and Hunan Food

Ran Yunfei in his 2009 book  Wu Yu: A Life in the Republican Era 1911 – 1949  吴虞和他生活的民国时代   examined the many diaries of Prof. Wu Yu of Sichuan University (known in the May 4th era as a critic of Confucius), mining … Continue reading

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2008: Dog Lover Demos in Beijing and Chengdu

Some demos are legal in China. Recently dog and cat lovers took to the streets. China protest decries custom of eating cats By GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press Writer Gillian Wong, Associated Press Writer 1 hr 45 mins ago BEIJING – … Continue reading

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2006: Visiting Mao’s Hometown

There are many webpages devoted to Mao Zedong. One of the most interesting is the online Mao Zedong Exhibition  毛泽东博览    The Mao Museum offers Chairman Mao’s works,  photographs,  paintings of Mao Zedong, his poems,  and music celebrating him.  Just sit … Continue reading

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2011: Comment from Woeser’s Invisible Tibet Blog on the Party’s United Front Work Department and Tibet

  转自唯色博客http://woeser.middle-way.net/2011/11/2011.html  Woeser’s Invisible Tibet Blog entry of November 24, 2011  Tibetan Affairs Revealed 2011 (some notes on Tibet work of the Chinese Communist Party’s United Front Work Department)  http://woeser.middle-way.net/2011/11/2011.html  http://tibetalk.com/bbs/index.php?all=1305432253  The Tibetan writer Woeser, in her blog entry of … Continue reading

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2010: Ran Yunfei — “How I Lived My Life in the Year 2010”

I translated this 2010 online article by Chengdu writer Ran Yunfei 冉云飞 when I lived in Chengdu. Ran Yunfei’s writing cover a wide range of topics in literature, history, education and society. While he avoids direct commentary on Chinese politics, … Continue reading

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Chinese Elections in Microcosm –Chengdu Elections 2012: The Many Ways Election Fraud Was Committed in the Chengdu Region People’s Congress Elections

成都区人大选举违规手法五花八门 The Many Ways Election Fraud Was Committed in the Chengdu Region People’s Congress Elections 成都区人大选举违规手法五花八门 来源:自由亚洲电台粤语部 28 February 2012 by Feng Riyao Source: Radio Free Asia Cantonese Language Department (Chinese text below copied from the 64Tianwang website) http://www.64tianwang.com/bencandy.php?fid-8-id-9207-page-1.htm The … Continue reading

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Yuan Ying Part Two: Family Members of Three Chengdu Real Estate Developers Jailed for Home Demolition Try to Force Yuang Ying to Sign a Letter of Understanding

Family Members of Three Chengdu Real Estate Developers Jailed for Home Demolition Try to Force Yuang Ying to Sign a Letter of Understanding [Date October 12, 2015| by Volunteer Huang Qi Source: 64Tianwang]  http://64tianwang.com/bencandy.php?fid-16-id-21588-page-1.htm Now, the families of the jailed … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the Emperor Manifests Itself — Chengdu Criminal Detention of Three Real Estate Developers in the Yuan Ying Home Demolition Case

The Spirit of the Emperor Manifests Itself — Chengdu Criminal Detention of Three Real Estate Developers in the Yuan Ying Home Demolition Case [Date: September 30, 2015 Time 16:32 by Volunteer Huang Qi Source; 64Tianwang] http://64tianwang.com/bencandy.php?fid-16-id-21526-page-1.htm Detention Notice for Yu Bin … Continue reading

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