China Reads and Themes

1. The Crackdown on Dissent – Pierre Haski covers the arrest of Ai Weiwei and links to a thoughtful British documentary about the artist; – The Guardian carries an interactive guide to the new detainees; – Isador’s Fugue, one of my new favorite blogs, carries a thoughtful conversation with a Chinese policeman; – Dissent carries a solid historically-anchored article by Jeffrey Wasserstrom on the subject … Continue reading China Reads and Themes