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China Change From China, Messages to President Obama Before Xi Jinping’s Visit (1)
Liu Shihui, human rights lawyer, September 16, 2015   The Chinese stock market crashed again today (September 15), with multiple market indices reaching their yearly lows. As they plummeted, Xi Jinping’s dream of a heavy-handed market rescue was irreparably shattered. As the economy enters a quagmire, Li Ka-shing (李嘉诚), the richest [...] Keep reading »
China Change The Sovereignty of the People: My Conviction and My Dream
The Court Statement by Guo Feixiong Translated by Louisa Chiang and Perry Link, published: November 28, 2014 According to the defense lawyers, the trial of Guo Feixiong and Sun Desheng was forced by the court to conclude at Beijing time 2:50 am, November 29, in Tianhe Court, Guangzhou. Despite repeated interruptions by the head judge and denial o [...] Keep reading »
China Change From Tiananmen to Leipzig
By Frank Sieren, published: September 10, 2014   Chances are we will never get to know what really happened 25 years ago in Beijing. But a trace leads from Beijing to the peaceful revolution in the former GDR, says DW-Columnist Frank Sieren.   Just one month after June 4th incident in 1989, a high-ranking East Germany politician traveled [...] Keep reading »
China Change Six-Peace Restaurant
A short story by Yaxue Cao (Originally published in the September, 2007, issue of Boulevard, an American literary quarterly.)   Six-Peace Restaurant stood at the end of a narrow road that had been built, apparently, for the Compound across the street, because the asphalt surface reached only to the front gate of the Compound, and beyond that [...] Keep reading »
China Change Two Approaches to Securing Freedom in China
By Zhang Dajun   The appeal of a revolution is gaining momentum.   Many in China are fighting for freedom. People with different worldviews have their own perspectives on how best to achieve this goal. These people fall into two groups. The first favors a gradual and linear transition from tyranny to freedom. The other sees no way other t [...] Keep reading »
China Change The War between the Government and the People over PX Projects in China
By Zhao Chu                                                                                                                     Published: June 18, 2013   It is a zero-sum game between the economic operation of the power players and the people waking up to claim their civil rights. May [...] Keep reading »
China Change The Last Ten Years
By Xu Zhiyong China’s rights movement through the work of Gong Meng.    1 April 25, 2003, as SARS emptied out the streets in Beijing, I sat in front of my computer reading about the Sun Zhigang (孙志刚) coverage, tears quietly welling up in my eyes. Over the second half of 2002, I had started to investigate the laws concerning custody a [...] Keep reading »
China Change 24 Years On
By Mo Zhixu, published: June 4, 2013 By all means, the student movement in the spring of 1989, from its emergence to its development, was a surprise. It started with the sudden death of Hu Yaobang (胡耀邦), the reform-minded CCP General Secretary who had recently been taken down by Deng Xiaoping, China’s real ruler at the time. It escalated wh [...] Keep reading »
China Change Why Aren’t Shanghaiers Angry? An Online Discussion
When the number of dead pigs over Huangpu River reached 6,000 a few days ago, I tweeted, puzzled by the lack of public outcry in Shanghai, “Shanghaiers, how many dead pigs do there have to be before you go to the streets to protest? Can you give us a number?” Now the number has more than doubled, and the Shanghaiers are still cool as a cucumber [...] Keep reading »
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