July 18, 2020
The World Is Falling for China’s Hong Kong Trap
By Andrei Lungu
With the national security law, the CCP created for itself the perfect opportunity to pit China against “foreign hostile forces.”
June 23, 2020
The World Is Awakening to China’s Sharp Power
By Simon Shen
China's sharp power first began to be displayed in Hong Kong. Now it is seen all over the world.
May 05, 2020
The Chinese People Step up to Enforce China’s Nationalist Propaganda
By Jo Kim
Other countries need to take hyper-nationalistic rhetoric seriously, as it is both a top-down and bottom-up phenomenon.
April 29, 2020
China’s Digital Cultural Revolution
By Johanna M. Costigan and Xu Xin
Hyper-nationalist online attacks, like the campaign against Fang Fang, have disturbing parallels to the Mao era.
April 17, 2020
Why Some of China’s Most Ardent Nationalists Are Fangirls
By Xu Xin
The latest Twitter war, centering on a Thai idol named Bright, reveals a curious trend in Chinese nationalism.
March 13, 2020
Xenophobia, Patriarchy, and China’s Immigration Problem
By Jo Kim
The patriarchal aspect of China’s nationalism is an intractable problem.
March 05, 2020
China’s Proposed Immigration Changes Spark Xenophobic Backlash Online
By Chauncey Jung
Beijing is facing the consequences of its own nationalist propaganda strategy.
February 25, 2020
Sister-City Relations and Identity Politics: The Case of Prague, Beijing, Taipei, and Shanghai
By Matej Šimalčík and Adam Kalivoda
Shanghai’s cancellation of its partnership with Prague reveals how normally apolitical relations are increasingly tainted by identity politics.
December 10, 2019
When ‘Chinese People’s Feelings’ are the Only Feelings That Matter
By Jo Kim
The downside of China’s nationalist campaign is looming ever-larger.
August 22, 2018
How China Is Polarized by America
By Xie Tao
Chinese elites are sharply divided in their thinking on the trade war — and China-U.S. relations in general.
March 28, 2018
Can China's Great Show of Unity Last?
By Kerry Brown
The CCP is moving full steam ahead toward its 100th anniversary. But what happens after 2021?
March 01, 2018
China's Cyber Militias
By Nicholas Lyall
China's cyber power is in the grip of dual trends: pluralism and centralization.