June 2014

CMP's "news and analysis" section covers breaking news and emerging trends in the Chinese media and places these within a larger social and political context.

Why Pu Zhiqiang is not guilty

Why Pu Zhiqiang is not guilty Zhang Xuezhong, the lawyer defending jailed human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, argues the reasons for his client's innocence.

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An Early End to the Masquerade

An Early End to the Masquerade As China releases a "White Paper" on Hong Kong's status, Chang Ping writes that the masquerade of "one country, two systems" is over.

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The Telegram

The Telegram In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the June Fourth crackdown on student demonstrators in 1989, CMP director Qian Gang shares his own experiences of that spring -- and the consequences of his own support for a newspaper editor at the centre of events.

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What the Chinese people are thinking (3)

What the Chinese people are thinking (3) In part three of his 2012 Louis Green Lecture, Xu Youyu discusses the trend of fanatic nationalism, the idea that Western civilization is in crisis and the twenty-first century will belong to Chinese culture.

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What the Chinese people are thinking (2)

What the Chinese people are thinking (2) In part two of his 2012 Louis Green Lecture, Xu Youyu discusses the "liberal" and "New Left" trends of thought in China, and what they mean for China's relations with the world.

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