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Sunset of the Economists

Two decades ago, China’s reformist economists walked the halls of power and dictated policy. Now, they have been side-lined in favor of a new priority:...
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The Wire China

Tone Deaf

Sixth Tone, a state-owned media outlet, has long been celebrated for carving out a unique space in China to tell stories about ordinary people. But over the past year, Beijing has tightened Sixth Tone's leash, illustrating how fearful censors have grown and marking the end of Xi Jinping's effort to "tell China's story well." By Rachel Cheung.