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Kuora: On Chinese cheating

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on May 9, 2018:

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Kuora: Should Silicon Valley embrace China’s ‘996’ work ethic?

Mike Moritz, a venture capitalist and journalist, wrote an editorial in the Financial Times on January 18 titled…

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Kuora: Hong Kong and mainland China are twins separated at birth

July 1 marked the 21st anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to mainland Chinese control. (And how did China ever…

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Kuora: Three common misconceptions about China

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on December 27, 2017: What…

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Kuora: Mao Zedong and the archetype of the ruthless Chinese uniter

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on  August 20, 2010: Do…

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Kuora: The many reasons for learning Chinese

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers 

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Kuora: The unlikely confluence of events that led to the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests

Photo by Ilaria Maria Sala; see more of them on Hong Kong Free Press Note: SupChina was taken…

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Kuora: When it comes to cultural influence, the U.S. is soundly ahead of China

Some Americans, like FBI director Christopher Wray, have been wringing their hands about the perceived encroachment of Chinese influence…

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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