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China Underground: The Slacker

In China, where speech against the government can lead to a serious jail term, there was no way these slackers could fight against the system. Instead, they did the only thing they could do without risking imprisonment: drop out of the consumer society that all other Chinese embraced.

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China Underground: The Slacker

In this excerpt from PopMatters' new book China Underground, Zachary Mexico tells us about the tall, handsome Liu Jianfeng, of stylish clothes and beautiful hair -- for whom time is running out.

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China Underground: The Black Society

In this excerpt from PopMatters' new book China Underground, Mexico tells us about Dalong the good-looking gangster, and his ‘little brother’ who, while high on ketamine, shot his friend.

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