This special report is based on the 2013 China chapter of Freedom House’s annual Freedom on the Net survey.
Glad-handing with the locals. Kissing babies. Eating fast food.
An active Beijing-based micro-blogger named Dongdong Wang recently tweeted this image on Sina Weibo, China’s Twitter:
Speech on the Chinese Internet, it seems, is beginning to thaw once more following the country’s leadership transition.
Earlier this week, before the new Politburo Standing Committee (PBSC) and Politburo of the Chinese Communist Party were announced, I argued that the Party faces the difficult problem of how to allocate power