Zhang Weiwei on "Spiritual Americans"
New on the site this time:
A snide commentary on people complaining about the Shanghai lockdown by China cheerleader Zhang Weiwei: “Say No to ‘Spiritual Americans.’”
An interesting piece on “absentee farmers”—i.e., the millions of villagers who have moved to China’s cities during reform and opening: Huang Zhihui, “From Absentee Landlords to Absentee Farmers: The Transformation of Farmers’ Living Patterns and Rural Revitalization in the Context of Reciprocal Relations between Towns and Villages.”
Another piece on online youth culture, meant to complement the last update’s texts on the Industrial Party (see here and here): Pan Nini, “How the ‘Little Pinks’ were Born: Analyzing ‘Fan Patriotism’ in the Internet Era.”
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