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A collection of columns and commentary on various topics and news in China, including Kaiser Kuo’s weekly Kuora column and SupChina’s “A China Christmas Story” series. SupChina is your premier source for China news.

Kuora: One simple lesson the U.S. can learn from China

Today’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on November 10, 2017: What if…

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Mingbai: Chinese poetry of the cup

Mingbai (明白, meaning “understand”), written by Christian Føhrby and Deng Jie, is a…

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Kuora: China’s ideological ‘war’ with the U.S.?

Karl Marx, whose ideas greatly shaped China (and is greatly…

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Mingbai: China’s famous foreigners

Mingbai (明白, meaning “understand”), written by Christian Føhrby and Deng Jie, is a…

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Kuora: Commemorating May Fourth, that most underrated of Chinese movements

Arguably one of China’s most important anniversaries is this week: May 4, marking that day in 1919 when thousands…

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Mingbai: Lu Xun, ‘father of modern Chinese literature,’ the doctor of souls

Mingbai (明白, meaning “understand”), written by Christian Føhrby and Deng Jie, is a…

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Kuora: The origin of ‘baizuo’ (白左) — the Chinese libtard, or ‘white left’

We recently published a piece about Jordan Peterson and China’s “white left.” What exactly is the white left?…

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Mingbai: Know your Chinese emperors

Mingbai (明白, meaning “understand”), written by Christian Føhrby and Deng Jie, is a…

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Kuora: The Opium Wars and China’s Century of National Humiliation

The Opium Wars and the humiliation that the Chinese endured at…

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Mingbai: Some businessmen are more fun than others

Mingbai (明白, meaning “understand”), written by Christian Føhrby and Deng Jie, is a…

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Kuora: The An Lushan Rebellion and the fall of the Tang

Dynastic struggle is a favorite subject of many China historians and scholars. Kaiser, who has always been a historian…

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Mingbai: What is your Chinese zodiac animal, and how did it do in the race?

Mingbai (明白, meaning “understand”), written by Christian Føhrby and Deng Jie, is a…

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Kuora: Genetics and diet: why northern Chinese people are taller than southern Chinese

Northern Chinese are taller than their southern counterparts, but why? That’s the question Kaiser originally answered on…

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Mingbai: Traditional Chinese medicine lives on at Tong Ren Tang — and in soft drinks

Mingbai (明白,…

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Kuora: Mastering Chinese tones with ‘the Dude System’

It’s easy enough explaining the differences in the tones in Mandarin Chinese, but it’s a whole other matter for…

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