CHINA: Embarrassment of a Confucian

Ch'en Li-fu, China's frail and handsome Minister of Education, won a great victory last October. He succeeded in extending his dictatorship over China's thinkers as far as the U.S. In a new set of rules his Ministry declared that a bureau to "guide and control thought and conduct" of private Chinese students studying abroad would be set up in each foreign country. To these thought controllers the students would have to give unconditional obedience and "the moment facts are substantiated and reported to the Ministry that their speech or writing is contrary...

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