China’s Age of Malaise by Evan Osnos

China’s Age of Malaise by Evan Osnos

China’s Age of Malaise by Evan Osnos Preoccupied by the Israeli-Palestinian war, the media is covering little on China except tension-producing rhetoric about such situations as Taiwan. But there is much more to know. Evan Osnos, who has lived in China and continues...
Peter Hessler Education article

Peter Hessler Education article

The Double Education of My Twins’ Chinese School In a recent New Yorker article, Peter Hessler probes his twins’ experience attending elementary school in China compared with their schooling in the United States, all compared with their Chinese great-grandfather’s...
Fraught Relations, Friendship or Both?

Fraught Relations, Friendship or Both?

Fraught Relations, Friendship or Both? Seemingly contradictory to Xi Jinping’s rhetoric that constantly builds tension between China and the West, China’s consul general in Los Angeles has published this newsletter seeking friendship and exchanges with the United...
Cave Homes of Rural China

Cave Homes of Rural China

The slanting afternoon sun cast sharp shadows as An Wei, the host of a rural Chinese teaching project I had joined, showed us the caves where An Shang villagers lived 20 years before.  “This is where I visited my uncle’s family in their cave,” he said, leading us into...
Opera in Rural China?

Opera in Rural China?

I am not an opera lover, but weeks saturated in it in the poor Chinese village of An Shang captured my emotions and helped me to appreciate it a bit more. One night, villagers gathered in a courtyard to welcome visitors. At the urging of those around her, one woman...
A Blockchain Chicken Farm in China … and Much More

A Blockchain Chicken Farm in China … and Much More

Xiaowei Wang—artist, writer and coder—has written an engrossing set of stories about the creative and ever growing use of technology in the villages and towns of China. Rural people come to life in Blockchain Chicken Farm And Other Stories of Tech in China’s...