China

The Face of Protest in Hong Kong

A society sometimes devours its young, that is, its brightest and most promising.

After the tear gas

The dangers inherent in protests and clashes with the police are offset by this strange utopian element.

Tour of Babel: He cha

Charges can and will be invented, when push comes to shove.

Mildly shook: a Hecha recollection

Eight kuai a packet.

别忘初心 (Never Forget Why We Started)

It reads as a folksier, almost familial version of the more formally translated, “remain true.”

Panda Protection

Pandas are loaned on ten-year terms, with the requirement that one million USD be paid to the Chinese government each year during the loan period.

The People’s Daily’s Twitter Account is a Social Media Dumpster Fire

Should Chinese scholars panda panda lifespan?

Tour of Babel Primary category in which blog post is published

In defense of wenqing (文青)

It strikes me as sad that some haven’t seen what should be obvious.

Hong Kong, Taiwan’s Other

I sometimes think of the activist world as being like the jianghu of Chinese-language martial arts novels.