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Ren Yi, a graduate from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, is an influential Chinese blogger who has over a million followers on Weibo.

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Opinion | Mainland Chinese who oppose Hong Kong’s protests aren’t brainwashed by censorship, despite what the West might think

Many in the West and Hong Kong mistakenly believe that mainland Chinese are unthinking and uncritical. On the contrary, one consequence of life behind China’s Great Firewall is a hypersensitivity to the veracity of information.

25 Oct 2019 - 5:21AM

Many in the West and Hong Kong mistakenly believe that mainland Chinese are unthinking and uncritical. On the contrary, one consequence of life behind China’s Great Firewall is a hypersensitivity to the veracity of information.

Mainland Chinese who oppose Hong Kong’s protests aren’t brainwashed by censorship, despite what the West might think