Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and independent journalists have played a vital role in raising awareness in China of the dangers of air pollution and other environmental challenges. Yet under the leadership of Xi Jinping, the climate for NGOs has become noticeably
Thomas Mullaney, Associate Professor of Chinese History at Stanford University, tells us how the history of the Chinese typewriter and Mao-era experimentation may impact the way we think about inventions today.
As Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits Europe this week, YCW’s Insa Ewert and Jan Philipp Pöter reflect on the cooling U.S.-EU relationship and see opportunity for China and the EU to take steps towards an ever-closer relationship.
Eric Mu, founder of a cyrptomining hosting service in western Sichuan, SinoHash, talks about Bitcoin’s rise in prominence in China, and China’s strengths as a Bitcoin mining destination.
YCW recently partnered with the Lau China Institute at King’s College London to launch an essay competition on the topic: “How will China change the world?” One of the runners-up, Matthew Phan, delivered a comprehensive analysis of China’s economic growth and its impact on current thinking about trajectories of development.