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Sinica Podcast: The numbers behind Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. Is the ongoing anti-corruption drive a sincere effort to root out…

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China, Taiwan, and a dearth of ideas

Did Xi Jinping, in a January 2 speech, misjudge the will of the Taiwanese for self-dependence —…

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Chinese don’t fight Chinese, but they might invade your island

On New Year’s Day, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文 Cài Yīngwén) gave a speech (English,

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The Party’s in charge, and nobody’s going to boss us around

The U.S. State Department’s 2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices seems to have been the inspiration…

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The markets and the advance of the state

It’s worth contrasting state media’s drumbeat of “reform and opening up” with this cartoon from exiled satirist Rebel Pepper,…

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Sinica Podcast: Jude Blanchette on Xi Jinping

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy chat with Jude Blanchette,…

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Xi Jinping and the Party are stronger than you think

UPDATE 9/25/18: Deng Yuwen’s essay has been translated into English by China Matters. Read it here. Deng Yuwen 邓聿文…

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Xi eats caviar, downs vodka with Putin, and smiles at Abe

One view among China-watchers is that Beijing was unprepared for the change in mood in Washington, D.C. Xi Jinping…

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Baseball is trending the right direction in China

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks…

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Xinjiang in the spotlight at forthcoming UN hearing

Today, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Geneva time (4 a.m. – 7 a.m. EST, or starting 4 p.m….

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More on peak Xi

A week ago in this newsletter, I wondered if a critical essay about Xi Jinping that was circulated…

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Deng Xiaoping learns from Xi Jinping’s dad

Benjamin Carlson, China economic correspondent for Agence France-Presse,

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Peak Xi Jinping? Two essays, six years apart, offer perspective on Chinese president

In 2012, Deng Yuwen 邓聿文, commentary writer and deputy editor of the Central Party School’s journal, Study…

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The one person in China who can’t talk about soccer during the World Cup

The World Cup is flickering across TV screens around the world, and users of Hupu, a Chinese…

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People’s Daily ♥︎ Xi Jinping

The People’s Daily website’s top story today (in Chinese) is…

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