A Higher Education Bubble Stretches China’s Blue-Collar Economy
By Haoyu Tong
China’s push to expand higher education was never based on economic need – so it’s no wonder college graduates face dismal employment prospects.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What a University of Maryland Commencement Speech Reveals About China
By Zheng Wang
And it's not what you think.
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.”
Xi Jinping’s Chinese Youth Dilemma
The Chinese Dream finds itself caught between youth awakenings on the left and right.