The Editors suggest checking out the following links:
RConversation:More Chinese dissidents sue Yahoo – More legal troubles for Yahoo as a result of its activities in China (good for detail about these most recent cases as well as those that have gone before)
Economic Observer: Small Steps in Reform, Big Steps for Democracy – “This year’s legislative sessions are of key importance…For one, this is the first year in which policy set by China’s communist party’s 17th national congress will be implemented. For another, a new administration will take the reigns”
Economic Observer: The Day China Runs Dry – Interview with Lester Brown on water pricing and policies in China. Good addition to the EO’s series on food price spikes.