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.
April 22, 2021
Engagement With China Worked After All
By Lance L.P. Gore
China’s sharp swing to the left under Xi surprised many. But rather than a new normal, his generation may be the last gasp of old-school Maoism in the country.
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.
May 02, 2019
Xi Repeatedly Urges China’s Youth to Follow the CCP
By Charlotte Gao
At a commemoration of the 1919 May Fourth Movement, Xi says China's young should be grateful to the Communist Party.
April 26, 2019
The Chinese Communist Party’s Latest Propaganda Target: Young Minds
By Sarah Cook
Indoctrination, censorship, and surveillance are robbing a generation of their right to free thought.
June 12, 2017
What a University of Maryland Commencement Speech Reveals About China
By Zheng Wang
And it's not what you think.
May 18, 2017
Chinese Youth: If You Don’t Get Married Soon, The Party Will Help
By DD Wu
China’s Communist Youth League announced it would help solve the big problem of unmarried “youth in old age.”
June 11, 2013
Xi Jinping’s Chinese Youth Dilemma
The Chinese Dream finds itself caught between youth awakenings on the left and right.