Left to Rot: The Crisis in China’s Pension System

Left to Rot: The Crisis in China’s Pension System

Beyond its massive economic impact, the recent coronavirus outbreak has also raised important questions about the nature of China’s healthcare system. Elsewhere, we plan to review some of the basic facts about public health expenditures and the comparatively...
Social Contagion

Social Contagion

The Furnace Wuhan is known colloquially as one of the “four furnaces” (四大火炉) of China for its oppressively hot humid summer, shared with Chongqing, Nanjing and alternately Nanchang or Changsha, all bustling cities with long histories along or near the Yangtze river...
The Divided God

The Divided God

The following was written at the request of Reignite Press. A Chinese version is being prepared and will follow shortly. -Chuang Since the Arab Spring in 2011, the world has been riven by abrupt tectonic shifts in the landscape of political potential. The certainty...
Summer in Smoke

Summer in Smoke

The frontlines are organized anonymously. People pay cash for SIM cards to register temporary phone numbers on encrypted messaging apps like Telegram, where individuals sign up for tasks like building barricades or disabling traffic lights. In contrast to black blocs...
起義三個月

起義三個月

香港左翼團體“黑窗”与CrimethInc第二次訪談的中文翻譯,探討“返送中”运动中的局限和突破点、反动因素和進步的希望。英文原文9月20日發表於CrimethInc,中文版11月23日發表於Medium。 在以下的時序及訪問中,一個在香港的無政府主義群體全面地檢視這場歷時數月的抗爭,回顧它的成就、指認它的局限,為人們互相幫忙、或公然挑釁的那些具啟發性的時刻喝采,並批評它未能跳出一種請求權威、或宣洩民憤的運動模式。本篇是自我們於六月訪問同一群體作之後的續篇。...