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The revolutionary movements that toppled the Qing

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on May 17, 2019: Why was the Qing Dynasty able…

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Communist Party rule over China, somewhat improbably, makes it to 70 years

Today is the eve of the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, which since its founding has been…

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Who will push back against Chinese internet censorship?

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on December 21, 2014. Why does the US allow Chinese…

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China needs a better policy to address demographic realties

This week’s Kuora, on the subject of China’s population decline, comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on May…

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Why does China value its largely inhospitable western lands?

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on March 20, 2017. Is China’s western land worth anything?…

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What’s in a Chinese name?

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 1, 2011. How do Chinese names work? That…

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Chinese web censorship works. Unfortunately, it’s never going away

While protests continue in Hong Kong, the government on the Chinese mainland has been increasingly aggressive in its propaganda, painting…

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Why Chinese are good at math (and it’s not racial)

China and the U.S. were co-champions of the 60th International Mathematical Olympiad, held last month at the University of Bath in…

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Chinese opinions on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki happened this week 74 years ago, on August 6 and 9, respectively. This…

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Will China ever be ready for democracy?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on November 2, 2017. Would China be…

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Why do Chinese people like their government?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 11, 2015: Why do so many…

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For the Xi’an traveler, learn about the man behind the Terracotta Army

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on July 13, 2019: What tips do you…

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Why Chinese people don’t need deodorant

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on June 7, 2015: I am an American…

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Kuora: The best part of Beijing are its people

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on February 15, 2016: Is Beijing a good…

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Kuora: How much Chinese culture should first-gen immigrants pass on?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on June 22, 2015: As a first-generation…

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