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Rightist Memoir IV: I Return to Prison

Several other installments are already on my translation under the category “Blood Chronicle” — A Rightist Memoir . I posted some excerpts earlier, now I am translating and posting the entire 900-odd page book. This will take a while. I … Continue reading

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2021: Chinese SF/Ham Radio Web Novel: We Live in Nanjing

I follow the Shenyang Amateur Radio Club on Weibo social media. They passed along a glowing review of new online novel We Live in Nanjing in which a ham radio operator plays a central role. This novel, by Tianrui Shuofu, … Continue reading

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Who is a Worker in China These Days?

The People’s Republic of China was founded as a state of the workers and peasants. Just how many workers are there? The question depends upon the changing definition of worker. As the country has developed, the understanding of just who … Continue reading

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Politically Sensitive Interviews with Activists, Students, Artist on China Today

Today I listened to this excellent series of interviews with Chinese living outside of China who speak, often anonymously to protect their families in China from reprisals, about living in China, increasing repression under Party General Secretary Xi. Perhaps advanced … Continue reading

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2021: Private Out, State Further “In” as Chinese Education Focuses on the Family

Reading this latest policy statement on education does make one think the Chinese Communist Party does keep on putting the total in totalitarian. For a discussion of totalitarianism in China see my previous posting Is China Totalitarian or Authoritarian? The Chinese … Continue reading

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Legal Daily Daily: Tianjin U Law Student and Faculty Discuss “Lying Flat”

Law Daily: Tianjin University Law School Students and Faculty Discuss “Lying Flat” From the June 16 issue of Legal Daily [Fazhi Ribao] (Reporter Jiang Anjie Correspondent Liu Bingyang Wang Cao) In order to carry further the fundamental task of moral … Continue reading

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2021: What My Beloved Tsinghua Has Become Angers Me

Social criticism in the current atmosphere has become more difficult. Over the past decade since Chinese Party General Secretary Xi, now in his second of only-Marx-knows-how-many terms in power, the stress on correct thinking and staying in line with the … Continue reading

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Political Security Top PRC Concern: National Security Education Day 2021

April 15 National Security Education Day has come every year since when it was created by the 2015 PRC National Security Law. In 2016 on the first National Security Education Day, the emphasis was on Chinese students returned from abroad … Continue reading

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Tools for Building Specialized and Technical Vocabulary for Chinese Language Learners

Intermediate and advanced professional learners of Chinese at some point may want to look for Chinese-language materials in their areas of interest. I copied below, as an example of a DeepL machine translation, a translation of an article on the … Continue reading

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2006: PRC Defense Industry S&T Meeting Work Report

Implement the Four Principles to Uphold, Accelerate Transformation and Upgrading, Push Forward the Steady Rapid Progress of the National Defense S&T Industry Zhang Yunchuan report at the 2006 National Defense S&T Industry Working Meeting Report (Excerpts) posted January 13, 2006 … Continue reading

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