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China



  • How we fail our Chinese students

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    If Chinese students spend several years in the United States and decide they don’t like democracy, we must not be making a strong enough case for it.



  • The Famous, Feuding Siblings Who Helped Shape Modern China

    by Jiayang Fan

    Jung Chang within “Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China” lays out the history of the Soong sisters and how they helped formed the modem Chinese Communist Party.



  • The NBA's cowardice on China

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    "The NBA just threw Hong Kong under the bus, purely for the sake of the almighty dollar. And if that’s not outrageous, I don’t know what is."



  • Around the World with Mao Zedong

    by Ian Johnson

    Julia Lovell's "Maoism: A Global History" traces the surprisingly wide influence of Chinese Communism. 



  • China arrests Mongolian historian

    Ethnic Mongolians in Inner Mongolia, a semi-autonomous region in China, are facing increased pressure from the Chinese Communist Party.


  • The Chinese Threat to American Higher Education

    by Mark S. Ferrara

    As President Trump’s nationalistic rhetoric and restrictive immigration policies have resulted in a 10 percent drop in international student enrollments on American campuses, China’s “Double First Class” plan aims to make forty-two of its universities into world-class institutions by 2050.



  • May Fourth, the Day That Changed China

    by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

    Protests in 1919 propelled the country toward modernity. One hundred years later, the warlord spirit is back in Beijing.