Imperial Examination, the Gaokao, and the Measure of Success

How do we decide who is intelligent in our society? Qualified? Successful? Does everyone have an equal shot at these things, or do certain people have special advantages over others because of their parents, their money, their language, or other factors?
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The Great Wall and Borders Beyond Our Control

How and why do governments regulate the flow of people and information? Is the government’s interest always the same as the people’s?

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China: Ancient History, Modern Nation

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