A rich harvest of texts added to the site today.
First, for those who are following Sino-American relations, we translate Yuan Peng's reflections on the eve of the Anchorage Summit in mid-March.
Second, we offer two different perspectives on the experience of China's sent-down youth during and after the Cultural Revolution: Qin Hui reflects on his nine years in the countryside, and Xiang Biao discusses the impact of the Zhiqing generation of Chinese social science.
Finally, Selena Orly and I are launching a project on "Women's Voices" in which we grapple with the fact such voices are suprisingly few among Chinese establishment intellectuals. This week's addition to the list: New Left activist Wen Jiajun on China's climate crisis.
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