One of those days where I do not feel like I have anything particularly insightful to add, so no commentary today. Today’s Essential Eight: Awards for military-civilian solidarity role models Deep dive into the new Central Committee Work R…
Today is the 70th anniversary of the entry of the PLA into the Korean War, a war known in China as the “War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea”. Chi…
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Friday open discussion: Shenzhen and Xi's southern tour; Taiwan; 5th PlenumHi everyone, hard to believe it was three years ago that I launched as a paid newsletter. Thank you everyone for your support. Today I’d love to…
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The video of Xi coughing during his speech in Shenzhen has sparked a round of rumors about his health. I would not get too worked up about it yet. The …
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Xi coughed through his speech in Shenzhen today. There were no real surprises in the speech, and now we have to wait to see he offered just more platit…
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Xi’s latest southern tour continued Tuesday with a visit to the headquarters of the Marine Corps. We also now have video and propaganda reports that Xi…
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Xi has embarked on a new southern tour. He started today in Guangdong and on Wednesday will give speech in Shenzhen at a celebration for the 40th anniv…
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I hope those of you in China were able to have a nice vacation. Today’s newsletter is long, good for weekend catchup reading. It will be back to the no…
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