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United Front Work Department Website Warns US Internet Company: Stop Providing Service to Tibetan and Uyghur Separatists!

Chinese Communist Party’s United Front Work Department China Tibet Network website warns San Francisco-based Cloudflare company that cooperates with dominant Chinese search engine company Baidu that it should stop providing internet service to some websites run by Tibetans and Uigurs … Continue reading

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Kong Lingping’s Rightist Memoir “Blood Chronicle” By Long-time Prisoner of Mao Zedong

These first pages of Kong Lingping’s memoir describe Chongqing University at the outset of Mao’s Hundred Flowers campaign that aimed to persuade people to speak out freely. Kong Lingping’s 孔令平memoir was published in CD in Hong Kong and as a … Continue reading

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Prof. Zheng Yongnian: What Does China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Tell Us?

Another analysis of the corruption problem among Party and government officials in China from Prof.  Zheng Yongnian’s blog.  The continuing corruption crackdown is part of the ongoing efforts at  centralized reform ( 集中式改革) to do something about it.  Zheng was … Continue reading

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Prof. Zheng Yongnian Fighting Corruption and China’s Second Political Revolution

Interesting article on China’s current anti-corruption campaign and what it all means by Zheng Yongnian. Zheng was born in Zhejiang, graduated from Beijing University, got a PhD in political science from Princeton and now teaches at Singapore National University. Wiki … Continue reading

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PRC Anti-Corruption Novel “The Wrath of God”: Insights into Official Corruption

I lived in Beijing from 1996 to 2001.  One of the better books I read during those days was a banned novel loosely based I understand on a Beijing Municipality corruption case of a few years earlier.  I bought the … Continue reading

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2012: Chen Jieren: Imperfect Reforms and Perfect Conservatism

Singapore’s United Morning News has a analysis of the People’s Daily commentary from Chen Jieren of  Zhongguo Zhengfa Daxue at  http://www.zaobao.com/yl/tx120225_001_2.shtml  作者是中国政法大学研究员 I  translated selected paragraphs and interlaced them with the original text.  The original text is that the URL above and copied … Continue reading

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2012: People’s Daily Commentary: “Imperfect Reforms are to Be Preferred to the Crisis Caused by No Reforms”

Summary translation of February 23, 2012 People’s Daily Commentary “Imperfect Reforms are to Be Preferred to the Crisis Caused by No Reforms” 2012年02月23日 05:28 来源:人民日报 Lianhe Zaobao discusses the significance of the February 23rd People’s Daily Commentary Dept. commentary  “Imperfect Reforms are to … Continue reading

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翻阅李君如:执政党建设遇到的“新形势”是什么

The Cadres’ Reader: Correctly Handle Contradictions Among the People, Do Mass Work Well Under the New Circumstances  published March 2011 by the Zhongguo Chang’an Chubanshe  includes recent speeches or reports of speeches given by Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping on fighting corruption … Continue reading

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英文翻译摘要:大跃进式发展为什么“要命”

Yao Liwen of People’s Daily and Liu Jianping of China Media University in the September 29 Nanfang Zhoumo have a hard-hitting article. My quick summary: Yao and Liu attribute the Zhejiang train disaster and other accidents and misfortunes associated with … Continue reading

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英文翻译:维基让赞:藏事解密2011(一)

转自唯色博客看不见的西藏 http://woeser.middle-way.net/2011/11/2011.html 维基让赞:藏事解密2011(一) 唯色注:一位介绍自己是“维基让赞”(“让赞”是藏语,意为“独立”)的博巴(藏人)网友,近日在我博客上以<藏事解密2011>为题,连续留言许多。今日留言要暂告一段落,下次继续。 这里先将已发布的留言整理、归结为一篇帖子,发在我的博客上。 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 … Continue reading

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