M.Phil Year 2 Translation 09MT Week 7

Great firewall of China

1.  More than 20 million people in China depend on cafes like this one in central Shanghai to use the internet.

2.  Beijing says it is concerned about young people accessing pornographic or violent sites. Human rights groups say that it is trying to silence critics.

3.  The rosy-eyed view of many western theorists in the 80s and 90s was that introducing market forces would automatically lead to radical political change.