Xi Jinping’s Tiananmen Family Lessons
The Chinese leader learned one key thing from his father: The party comes first.
The World This Weekend
Chaos worsens in Sudan, Theresa May exits No. 10 Downing St., and the United States marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
30 Years After Tiananmen: How the West Still Gets China Wrong
Washington once mistakenly thought the crackdown would be temporary. It was wrong then, just as it’s wrong about a new Cold War now.
China’s Complacent Generation
Thirty years after Tiananmen, the CCP has largely triumphed over history. But its failure to recognize that could spell trouble.
The Birth of Chinese Nationalism
Chinese students marched into Tiananmen Square 100 years ago in a movement that is still shaping attitudes in the country today.
Thirty Years After Tiananmen Square
On the podcast: A look back at the student protests that changed China’s trajectory.
China’s Youth Think Tiananmen Was So 1989
Leery of anything political, young Chinese elites are helping the government banish the student massacre from memory.
Hong Kong’s Long-standing Unity on Tiananmen Is Unraveling
Some are becoming more pro-China; others believe the city should secede from the People's Republic.
‘The Soldiers Were in Tears’
A young witness recalls the aftermath of the Tiananmen massacre and how three months later, fear still haunted Beijing.
China Is Exporting Its Tiananmen Censorship, and We Are All Victims
Twenty-six years after the killing of student protesters, the code of silence is spreading worldwide.
Remembering the Fall
It's hard to remember just how impassable the Berlin Wall was -- until one day it wasn't. A memoir.
‘We Want to Flourish’
Watch what happens when a young Egyptian woman and a young Chinese woman discuss free speech.
Hong Kong’s Angry, Anti-Mainland Counter-Vigil
Some here think the usual Tiananmen commemoration is too soft on the Communist Party.
‘I Do Not Want Red Square to Look Like Tiananmen Square’
The secret history of Mikhail Gorbachev's ill-timed trip to Beijing -- and why Russia still fears the contagion of Tiananmen.
Xi Jinping’s Bad Dream
On the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, China is writing a new legacy of repression.