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Tienchi Martin-Liao: Elegy of a Chinese Peasant Woman

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While their parents go to work in the cities, children in rural China are left behind and inherit generational poverty. Image via: Wikimedia Commons.

A tragedy in rural China highlights the socioeconomic divides that have left rural peasant women behind.

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PEN International Letter to ICPC President Tienchi Martin-Liao

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Tienchi Martin-Liao: The Unwelcome Chinese

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Chinese tourists in Edinburgh. Image via Wikimedia Commons

Although insulting, Chen Pokong’s book is accurate in portraying a China that indulges in capitalistic consumption.

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Tienchi Martin-Liao: The Muppet Show in Court

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Human rights lawyers and journalists are being intimidated by the Chinese government into public confession and denunciation of human rights efforts.

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The Old Man and His Magazine

Tienchi Martin-Liao-Yanhuang ChunqiuThe shutdown of an esteemed liberal Chinese newspaper by government affiliates reveals the Chinese Revolution devouring its own. Continue reading

Tienchi Martin-Liao: Using the Red Guard’s Language to Commemorate the Cultural Revolution

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Three young Chinese Red Guards from the Cultural Revolution. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

The rhetoric of the 50th anniversary of the Cultural Revolution in China mirrors the Red Guard’s language of 1966.

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Tienchi Martin-Liao: Yu Jie and the Leviathan State

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Author Yu Jie. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Chinese writer-in-exile Yu Jie attempts to reconcile his past life in China and his present life in the United States.

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Tienchi Martin-Liao : Harry Wu: An Amazing Survivor

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Harry Wu on Human Rights Day. Image via Wikimedia Commons

Tienchi Martin-Liao pens a different obituary for a former colleague and recently deceased legendary Chinese defender of human rights.

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