This year the buzzword, for Pierre Haski, at least, is “subliminal resistance.” The 21st anniversary of the June 4, 1989 crackdown on largely young pro-democracy protesters on Tiananmen Square is arriving, with all the obligatory commemorations and non-commemoration.
Chai Ling, student leader in 1989, is speaking out in the Shijie Ribao (overseas Chinese newspaper with an insane website), mainly to promote her business of online education software.
And the CCP media is promoting happy happy Tiananmen via a photo gallery of young pioneers parading there on May 31.
Meanwhile, China Digital Times is going all out, full black.
But I suppose we need to look at things in new ways: