In this insightful interview, Molly Roberts discusses her research into the inner workings of censorship in China, and why the Chinese government doesn’t remove as many negative comments as people think.
How effective are Beijing’s efforts to manage environmental degradation in China? What is the public opinion in China on air pollution? Ma Tianjie, managing editor of Chinadialogue and founder of blog Chublic Opinion offers his insights.
How has the Chinese philanthropic and non-profit sector changed in the last ten years? What does the future hold? Jasmine Lau, co-founder of Philanthropy in Motion (PIM) and a choice for Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs in Asia 2016, shares her insights into the Chinese non-profit sector.
It’s time to reconsider “China in Africa.” “It’s a common mistake to put too much emphasis on a singular, mammoth ‘China’ making all the decisions” says Janet Eom of the China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI) at Johns Hopkins SAIS. “All 54 African countries have unique stories. Therefore, when China goes to Africa, local circumstances matter.” Read on to find out how this dynamic has affected trade and relationships between both sides.
Alec Ash, author and founder of “the Anthill,” sees something new and distinct in Chinese millennials: “The only generalization you can make about a group this large is how complex and diverse they are—and that itself is something new, as their parents didn’t really have the opportunity to be different or explore a proper youth culture.” Read on for more about how he attempts to understand China through a different lens: stories, individuals, and literature.