June 19, 2022
The Complex Nationalism of China’s Gen-Z
By Brian Wong
China’s youngest generation is often associated with hyper-nationalism. That oversimplifies their complex, individualized relationships with their country.
July 15, 2021
Some Chinese Shun Grueling Careers for ‘Low-Desire Life’
By Joe McDonald and Fu Ting
The “lie flat” trend provides some young Chinese with escape from the grueling pressures of school, work, and family responsibilities.
December 30, 2020
Tuwei, Luxury Brands, and the Pitfalls of Trying To Go ‘Local’
By Laura Grunberg and Yi Jing Fly
Tuwei culture has growing appeal among China's urban youth. But foreign brands have struggled to tap into that niche.
February 13, 2019
Why China’s Younger Generation (Sort of) Loves Jiang Zemin
By Chutian Zhou
Meet China’s “toad worshipers.”
October 01, 2016
China’s Lost Generation: Rural Youths
By Leo Lin
Frustrated by a lack of opportunity, China's rural youths are increasingly airing their disillusionment online.
March 30, 2013
Could This Be China's Youth Movement?
David Cohen on the rise of the “diaosi” culture on the Chinese internet — and the terms evolution and meaning.