Category: China

There is something remarkable and strange in the interviews with our Chief Executive-elect. Discerning the meaning of the contours of these peculiarities tells us something about the current political reality…

Asia China Hong Kong Places Politics

America Asia China Philippines Places Politics

Much has been written about the comments, guidance, and threats from official (and unofficial) government leaders about how teachers and schools should deal with the ‘threat’ of independence activism in…

China Education Umbrella Movement

China Philippines Places

Asia China Development Politics

I’ve been struggling to make sense of what I see as the central contradiction of the ‘Xi’s Era’ – his focus, if not obsession, with ideology and ideological discipline. Let…

China Politics The Anti-Cosmopolitan Moment Umbrella Movement