‘To the Masses’: Decoding Xi Jinping’s Lunar New Year Visits
By Zhuowen Li
Understanding Xi’s take on a longstanding CCP tradition: visiting ordinary citizens ahead of the holiday season.
Old Faces Dominate China’s ‘New Era’
By Jarek Grzywacz
With no space for a successor to Xi Jinping, China’s leadership is getting older as generational change slows down.
Outlook: China’s Influence and Xi Jinping’s Leadership in 2022
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Trey McArver.
Behind Xi Jinping’s Steely Façade, a Leadership Crisis Is Smoldering in China
By Sarah Cook
Recent party purges suggest ebbing confidence in the all-powerful chairman.
Xi and the Trade War: The Curse of the Strong Leader
By Kerry Brown
Xi's dominance means he gets all the praise when things go right -- and all the blame when they don't.