Post-90s generation dare to rise up; China’s future hopeful

Originally posted on China Daily Mail:

Sichuan Factory Site

Thousands of students, supported by their parents and teachers and mobilising through online social media, played a central role in the recent protests against plans for a heavy-metal plant in Shifang , Sichuan province.

Now some people are asking whether this “post-90s” generation, as it has been dubbed by the mainland media, will turn up elsewhere to defend its rights and even push for democracy.

Han Han , the mainland’s most popular blogger, is among those who have praised the role of these teenagers and young people in the Shifang protests.

“If the earthquake in Wenchuan changed people’s viewpoint of the post-80s generation, then the Shifang incident has had a similar effect in relation to the post-90s,” he wrote.

“Post-80s” refers to those who were once regarded as members of a generation seen as spoilt as a result of the mainland’s one-child policy, a perception…

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