• China’s Hitler or Stalin?

    Charlie Lyons Jones     |      February 20, 2021

    Xi Jinping’s assumption of total power, his brutal internal repression of dissent and increasingly naked aggression against neighbouring countries has drawn comparisons with both Hitler and Stalin, but which of the 20th century’s great dictators does this 21st century tyrant most resemble?

  • Reporting on China, not from China

    Charlie Lyons Jones     |      October 9, 2020

    For the first time since 1973, the Australian media has no foreign correspondents in China—a consequence of the Chinese government’s decision to drown out all critical voices, both foreign or domestic.