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Monday, April 11, 2011

China’s Crackdown Signals Shift


“The roundup of dozens of lawyers, journalists, bloggers and other activists since online protest appeals began circulating in China in mid-February is the latest—and in some ways the broadest—in a series of periodic clampdowns on those whom the Party sees as a threat to its rule.” (Wall Street Journal)

They’re right: Government power and individual liberty are incompatible.

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China: Wealth but Not Freedom” by James A. Dorn