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An elite Chinese student, immersed in uncensored knowledge about Tiananmen and shaped by a close-up view of the Communist Party, declines to join it

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
Fred," the daughter of an official in the Communist Party, knew the benefits of following in her father's footsteps, but feelings of betrayal in response to the Tiananmen killings, a keen awareness of the Party's inner workings and personal goals led her in another direction.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.