By Anca-Elena Ursu Anca-Elena Ursu analyzes the disconnect between Chinese popular opinion and China’s refugee policies. Between August 6-8 over four hundred high school students from all over China gathered in Beijing for the finals of the National High School Debate League. This year, the topic was whether countries have an obligation to accept refugees fleeing from war zones. And what better place to discuss the refugee … Continue reading An Altruistic People in a Selfish Country: How China Deals with the Global Refugee Crisis
SHANG SHI, a young aspiring artist, reflects on what truly makes the art of Dunhuang timeless. Continue reading Imagining Piety
LILLIAN CHILDRESS examines the growth of eco-industrial parks and the circular economy in China. Continue reading Closing The Loop: The Rise of Industrial Symbiosis in China
CHINA HANDS interviews John Kamm, founder and executive director of the Dui Hua Foundation, an organization that helps at-risk detainees in China. Continue reading “Selling” Human Rights: An Interview with John Kamm
IRENE CHUNG reviews David Shambaugh’s new book China’s Future. Continue reading Where’s the Future?
JAYLIA YAN dissects China’s new foreign NGO law and its ramifications for Chinese civil society. Continue reading The End of Civil Society?
ZHEYAN NI discusses how online battles between Mainland and Taiwanese netizens reflect the growing rift in cross-strait mutual understanding. Continue reading Battles of the Keyboard
On the fiftieth anniversary of the beginning of the Cultural Revolution, ASHLEY RIVENBARK searches around Shanghai and rediscovers the legacies of the Cultural Revolution through poster art. Continue reading Of Art and Cultural Revolution
YUNKE LIU sheds light on the potential for solar energy to lift China’s low-income households out of poverty. Continue reading Rays of Hope Over Shadows of Poverty
STEFANI KUO delves into the translation of home through language, culture and changing bonds. Continue reading In Other Words