Thinking About China

China Uncensored: China’s Giant Spider Tank the Future of War?

(Screen shot/China Uncensored)
(Screen shot/China Uncensored)

Okay, that was just an attention grabbing headline. China is not building a spider tank. Spiders have 8 legs. This tank has 11. Which is...

  • David Kilgour (L) with David Matas (C) and Ethan Gutmann (R), author of ‘The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem’ (Simon Gross/Epoch Times)

    A History of Organ Pillaging in China

    The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem By Ethan Gutmann, Prometheus Books, 2014, 355 pages Author Ethan Gutmann... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners gather in a park in Chengdu City, China, for morning exercises some time in the 1990s, before the persecution against the meditation practice began. (

    Silent Summer

    I stood transfixed at the lone white notice posted at eye level on the thin evergreen’s trunk, the sole trace of human hands in this... Read more

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    China Uncensored: The Police Brutality of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement (+Ken Tsang Interview)

    One of the criticisms I often get from the thoughtful and polite commentariat on this show is, why don’t I see things from the perspective... Read more

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    China Uncensored: Hong Kong Wet Market – OMG Is That Still Alive?!

    While I was in Hong Kong, I went to a local wet market in Mong Kok in search of coffee. But what I found was... Read more

  • Ethan Gutmann, whose book 'The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem' was published in August 2014. (Courtesy of Ethan Gutmann)

    China Expert Ethan Gutmann Talks About His New Book ‘The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to its Dissident Problem’

    Ethan Gutmann began the official U.K. promotion of his new book ‘The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem’... Read more

  • A police officer (C) pushes pro-democracy protesters out of a road during an attempt by members of the movement to re-occupy a major protest site that was cleared earlier in the day by police in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on November 26, 2014. (Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Uncensored: Amazing Black Friday Sales in Mong Kok, Hong Kong!!

    The Mong Kok protest site that has withstood many battles over the past two months, in just two days, with a final 90 minute push... Read more

  • Guests watch a recorded video of China's Premier Li Keqiang (top C) during the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect in Hong Kong on Nov. 17, 2014. Officials had threatened that the opening of the new exchange would be delayed by the Umbrella Movement, which legislator Sin Chung-kai was part of an attempt to threaten Hong Kong into abandoning the movement. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Regime’s Tactics Force ‘Party Culture’ Upon Hong Kong

    The Chinese regime has been trying to suppress Hong Kong’s student-led pro-democracy movement using many of the same scare tactics the regime has always used... Read more

  • Chinese soldiers shout as they parade in Beijing on July 7, 2014. A debate has broken out inside China's military about whether it should strictly serve the Chinese Communist Party or serve the nation. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    Nationalization of China’s Military Debated

    A debate is taking place within the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the Chinese military, and among the people of China about what role the military... Read more

  • Joshua Wong shakes hands with NTD Television reporter Ben Hedges after an interview at the Central District protest site in Hong Kong on Nov. 12, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Free Hong Kong: The Thirst for Democracy

    In this episode of A Foreigner’s View of China, Ben Hedges returns to his birthplace, Hong Kong. After seeing images of the student protests on television,... Read more

  • Two doctors perform surgery in southwest China’s Chongqing, on Aug. 9, 2013. Dr. Ming Chen argues that the bi-partisan passage of House Resolution 281 would be a powerful act of moral witness, condemning organ harvesting. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

    A Bipartisan, Human Rights Issue that Congress Needs to Address

    When this month’s elections gave the Republican Party control of Congress, both President Obama and incoming congressional leaders pledged themselves to try and find ways... Read more

  • Civic Party lawmaker Claudia Mo (C) stand with pro-democracy protesters on a makeshift stage as bailiffs remove tents under a court injunction in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on November 25, 2014. Hong Kong authorities tore down barricades at a protest site in Mongkok, the scene of some of the more violent clashes to take place during nearly two months of pro-democracy sit-ins. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Uncensored: The Real Reason Hong Kong Never Had Full Democracy

    Did Hong Kong have democracy during the 150 years it was a British colony? No, no of course it did not. So why are the... Read more

  • Illustrations by "Daxiong" (pen name of Guo Jingxiong), art and composition by Luis Novaes. (Epoch Times)

    The Book That Is Changing China Is Ten Years Old

    On Nov. 19, 2004 the Chinese-language Epoch Times published the first part in a nine-part editorial series called “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party.” By... Read more

  • Chen Yonglin addresses the crowd during a rally on June 26, 2005 in Sydney, Australia. The rally was organised to demand that the defectors from China Chen Yonglin and Hao Fengjun be granted asylum by the Australian government. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

    Former Chinese Diplomat Supports ‘Nine Commentaries’

    After speaking to rally in Sydney, Australia celebrating the tenth anniversary of the publication of the “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party,” former Chinese diplomat... Read more

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    What Happened at China Uncensored Meetup in Hong Kong?

    Here’s just a quick montage of the fan meetup we held in Hong Kong. It was great getting a chance to meet everyone! Hong Kong,... Read more

  • Smog covers the skyline in Beijing on Nov. 16, 2014. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

    US–China Deal Perpetuates Climate Injustice

    A glance at the White House website reveals the degree to which the U.S. administration is misrepresenting the global warming issue. Under the headline, “A... Read more

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    Hong Kong Uncensored: Tiananmen Student Leader Reflects on Umbrella Movement

    China Uncensored interviews former Tiananmen student leader Mr. Zhou Fengsuo at the Umbrella Movement’s Admiralty protest site in Hong Kong. Two student-led protest movements 25... Read more