May 08, 2020
What America Can Learn From Chinese Society’s Media Skepticism
By Jasmine Chia
Many Americans have almost blind faith in their preferred media sources. Most Chinese have learned not to believe everything they read.
April 24, 2020
Why China’s Propaganda Efforts So Often Backfire
By Jo Kim
An obsession with finding enemies and uniting the front makes it difficult to “tell China’s story well.”
November 14, 2019
China Needs a New Ethos
By Amitai Etzioni
Consumerism has its limits.
March 01, 2019
Has the ‘Free Tibet‘ Movement Fizzled Due to China’s Rise?
By Robert Farley
Tibetan separatists may see a new wave of enthusiasm amid great power competition.
September 09, 2016
China’s Quest for a Moral Compass
By Leland M. Lazarus
The Chinese government is trying to improve the behavior of its citizens.
June 15, 2016
Racism With Chinese Characteristics: The Laundry Detergent Ad and Han Privilege
By David Volodzko
Is Chinese society uniquely racist or are the issues it faces more universal?
April 21, 2016
Rich Man, Poor Health: Class and Health in Modern China
By Jamie Martines
As China develops, shifting dietary habits of its citizens have led to new public health challenges.
April 04, 2016
Sorry, There's No 'Cult of Personality' in China
By Dingding Chen
Instead, we should be aware of anti-reforms forces as reforms enter ‘deep water’ areas.
February 01, 2016
A Deep Divide Emerges in China: How Do Intellectuals Relate to the State?
By Dingding Chen
China's intelligentsia continue to grapple with just how they relate to the state.
December 17, 2015
Interview: Daniel Bell
By Emanuel Pastreich
Chinese meritocracy and the limits of democracy
November 12, 2015
China's Potential Pitfalls #3: Core Values
By Xue Li
"China’s society has become sick and needs treatment."
November 03, 2015
What Is China's Fifth Plenum and Why Did It Matter?
By Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda and Shannon Tiezzi discuss the social, political, and economic outcomes of China's fifth plenum.