Communist Party of China Category

April 7, 2019

The Hottest App in China Teaches Citizens About Their Leader — and, Yes, There’s a Test

Millions of Chinese are using the app as part of President Xi’s efforts to strengthen ideological control in the digital age. Critics say it fuels a personality cult.

April 4, 2019

Uber but for Xi Jinping

Shiny new app, same old propaganda.

March 27, 2019

The New New World: No Earrings, Tattoos or Cleavage: Inside China’s War on Fun

The Communist Party wants to instill the people with “core socialist values.” That means winnowing out content that extols individualism or hedonism.