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The death of a foreign-run website in China

Nick Young, an Englishman who used to publish the China Development Brief, faces a Faustian bargain:

Then came the offer. Song said he could provide funds to expand our publishing and make it "famous" while helping the world to understand China better. In return, I would have to report directly to him. But, he warned, I should never tell anyone of this conversation, not even my wife. And if I rejected the deal I would be permanently barred.

Read the whole article from the Christian Science Monitor: Why China cracked down on my nonprofit

Another thoughtful article about China worth a read as a companion piece to the above is by David Brooks in The New York Times: The Dictatorship of Talent.

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"The Dictatorship of Talent" is hitting china's weakest spot, awesome.
In fact it's too awesome, so here is my translation of it. link

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