When the public is drowned in nationalism, intellectuals are forbidden to speak and the government tightens the censorship of social media – who gets to know the truth?
Fifty years after Cultural Revolution, the kindling of anti-intellectualism still exists at the corners of China and its people’s mind. (Photo: Fred LAI)
The Valentine’s Day of 2013 meant a lot to WANG. After work at 5pm, the IT technician living in Shenzhen had a dinner alone at his apartment. The dish was one of his favorites, tomato with scrambled eggs, for which had a nice sweet-and-sour taste and “resembled the lively color of China’s national flag.”