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China's Crackdowns
China's Crackdowns
Chinese Authorities Fear 90s Nostalgia

Chinese authorities are cracking down on celebrations of Jiang Zemin.

China's Crackdowns
Chinese Regulators Squeeze Western Media

A more restrictive Beijing likely signals that China’s leadership is scared of what’s ahead for China’s economy.

China's Crackdowns
Beijing to Chinese Citizens: Watch Yourselves

Xi Jinping’s China is doubling down on its 70s nostalgia, reestablishing a Maoist system of social control that puts a policeman on every block and an informer in every social network.

China's Crackdowns
5 Cultists Sentenced to Death as China Faces Christian Surge

Five members of the Church of the Almighty God, a Chinese cult, have been sentenced to death for the fatal beating of a woman whom they were trying to convert to their cult. Official efforts to combat not just fringe cults but also more mainstream Christian churches in China have deep historical roots.

China's Crackdowns
China "Rescues" Muslim Children from Madrassas

China’s sweeps of Muslim religious schools are part of Beijing’s latest effort to exert control over its far-flung provinces and minority populations.

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The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.

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