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    Liberal writer Li Chengpeng on the parallels of football and politics in China

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 07:49am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler 'A game's result, everyone knows it already,' says intellectual When Li Chengpeng left Chengdu for Hong Kong, a policeman stopped him at the airport. The author expected red tape or harassment, but the policeman was just another fan. He had read Li's books, he said. The writer, born in the third year of the Cultural Revolution, has become ...

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    Social media in China redraws old battle lines between left and right

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Social media like Weibo is helping China have the type of debate it hasn't seen in decades Old battle lines recast between left and right "P*** off and go abroad" is an insult that writer Li Chengpeng faces every day. Many conservatives want the former soccer commentator to leave the country and don't shy away from telling him so on microblogs ...

  3. News - China

    Former soccer commentator Li Chengpeng makes a political pitch

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler For Li Chengpeng, the transition from football commentary to withering critiques of society was easy, given how much the two have in common Former soccer commentator makes political pitch Soccer commentator turned social critic Li Chengpeng thought he was in trouble when a policeman stopped him at Chengdu airport on his way to Hong Kong last week. But instead of being ...



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