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John Kennedy · December, 2011

Former Chinese Language Editor for Global Voices Online, living in Hong Kong.

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from December, 2011

26 December 2011

China: Only Talking About a Revolution

Han Han, supposedly the world's most-read blogger, has succeeded in getting netizens to debate the possibilities (or lack thereof) for greater political freedoms and democracy in China through three new...

17 December 2011

China: A Week Later, Wukan Remains Under Siege

China: Pandaman vs. Christian “Batman” Bale Goes Viral

Christian Bale's recent run-in with state security police (aka "Pandas") has inspired a series of viral spoof images, and coincides with the news that another high-profile Chinese dissident has been...

16 December 2011

China: Actor Christian Bale Roughed Up Trying to Visit Chen Guangcheng

Hollywood actor Christian Bale made a detour from promotion in Beijing of his upcoming film to try and visit illegally detained Chinese human rights lawyer Chen Guangcheng, hoping to shake...

11 December 2011

China: Why Didn't Putin Come Pick Up His Confucius Peace Prize?

A renegade operation by Chinese leftists aimed at winning China some soft power points has backfired: Not only has the Chinese government tried to shut them down, but now a...

4 December 2011

China: Monitoring the 2012 Presidential Election

Chinese netizen interest this weekend in the first of three debates leading up to Taiwan's presidential election next month suggests more attention will be paid to this round than was...

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