China: Xiamen University

Rosu writes about a recent signature campaign by experts and professors in Xiamen university to stop a grand polluted project in Xiamen. Even though it is yet to know the result of the campaign, the writer concluded that [zh] “When local government's power overrules public opinion, one person's fever would result in craze of the whole city, everyone notices about that. We can't expect local media to balance the power structure, however, as for the university, we can use rational judgement to voice our. Therefore, the university has to keep its independent personality, free spirit so as to become the center of a city.”

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