We don’t need high-rise buildings, the status of the world’s second-largest economy, or an aircraft carrier. What China needs now is a newspaper that tells the truth.
Li Chengpeng, journalist (Southern Weekly Conflict Resolved Amid Lingering Concerns)
The Southern Weekend journalists have said that they accept party control, but the question is what kind of control and how far should it go unchallenged.
You can have your so-called “freedoms,” but only because they have the freedom to punish you afterwards.
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