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Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo is co-founder of the Sinica Podcast and editor-at-large of SupChina.

The SupChina Geography Quiz

On the last Thursday of every month, SupChina will run a (usually 20-question, themed) quiz on this space. Last month…

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Kuora: On the idea that China is a civilization, not a nation-state

As a history buff, Kaiser prefers the long view, of looking at how our present is inextricably part of the…

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Kuora: China, the U.S., and what it takes to be a superpower

With our future-looking NEXT CHINA conference just three days away — it’s sold out, but you can watch on live stream —…

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Kuora: Technocratic, Confucian, authoritarian, capitalist — what is China?

China is big, complex, contradictory. Kaiser, in an answer originally posted on March 19, 2017, tries to explain. China is a…

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Kuora: How China’s perception of Westerners has changed

Today we’re highlighting one of Kaiser’s recent answers on Quora, originally posted on December 29, 2017:   Why do many young…

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In Winter, or, An Old Chokey Christmas: A poem

A blast from the past by Kaiser Kuo, a poem that first appeared in his Ich Bin Ein Beijinger column…

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China 2017 Year-End Quiz

A 20-question quiz to test how many of SupChina‘s daily newsletters you’ve opened in the past year. Are you fresh…

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Kuora: ABCs for first-time ABC China visitors

Before moving to North Carolina, Kaiser lived in Beijing for 20 years — he played in rock bands and became…

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Kuora: The ‘average’ Chinese person

The “average Chinese” has never played in a rock band or been a Quora Top Writer five years running. Still,…

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Friday Song: 游击队之歌, a ‘red song’ that champions bipartisanship

When I was nine, my father went to China, returning to the country of his birth for the first time…

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Kuora: The contradictory truths of continuity and change

Kaiser Kuo is a China-watching rock star. He’s the one in the stupid hat in the picture above. He is…

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Friday Song: Bang your head with Overload

At the dawn of the 1990s, a record producer from Taipei named Landy Chang — Zhang Peiren 张培仁 — came…

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Beijing brings the hammer down on cryptocurrency exchanges

Kaiser Kuo’s selection of the top stories from China on September 15, 2017. Part of the daily SupChina newsletter, a…

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Trump upholds CFIUS and squashes semiconductor sale to China

Kaiser Kuo’s selection of the top stories from China on September 14, 2017. Part of the daily SupChina newsletter, a…

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China electrifies global auto markets – China in the driver’s seat on electric vehicles

Kaiser Kuo’s selection of the top stories from China on September 11, 2017. Part of the daily SupChina newsletter, a…

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